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About Dr. Donald S Adams

Dr. Donald S Adams, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Metairie, LA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Donald S Adams is Good. Dr. Donald S Adams has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Donald S Adams is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Jefferson Neurological Associates Apmc

3800 Houma Blvd Ste 205
Metairie, LA 70006
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Specialties

Dr. Donald S Adams has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Donald S Adams has the following 8 expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Headache
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Electromyography
  • Stroke

Dr. Donald S Adams has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Donald S Adams is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

wait time can be awful, but controllable pending time of appointment. I like him very much.. very bright, knowledgeable. recommend going in with a list to keep him on your agenda.

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Poor experience

Rude, condesending attitude, abrupt. Asked only base line questions. I would never recommend him. I have 17 years of healthcare experience and his bedside manner and behavior was very of putting. His examination was cursory and base line questions.

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One Star

Dr. Adams shouldn't be allowed to touch anyone. He is arrogant and makes mistakes. He seems to forget the most elementary things in treating strokes. His "hand picked " staff has the same bad attitude. He made a mistake on a medication and then he hung up on the pharmacist, calling them stupid. The nerve of this fool.

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Four Stars

The only problem is getting an appointment. It takes a long time to schedule a new appointment

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Lacks listening skills - count the times he interupts you.

-office staff doesn't return calls,-they promised to provide a needed letter, then wouldn't return my calls as the deadline for the letter approached, leaving me without the promised letter at the critical time. - prescribed a medication a 2nd time, that he'd previously prescribed, and which had caused a bad reaction. I experienced the reaction again until I realized this was a mistake when I found the prescription bottle from the 1st time.

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  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1976

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Donald S Adams accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Jefferson Neurological Associates Apmc, 3800 Houma Blvd Ste 205, Metairie, LA
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