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About Dr. Freedom Perkins
Dr. Freedom Perkins, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Austin, TX. He has 11 years of experience. His specialties include Child Neurology and Neurology. Dr. Perkins is affiliated with Lebonheur Children's Hospital, Jackson-Madison Hosptial and Smithville Regional Hospital. Dr. Perkins has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Freedom Perkins has the following 2 specialties
- Child Neurology
Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.
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.
Dr. Freedom Perkins has the following 1 expertise
- Autism (Autistic Disorder)
Dr. Freedom Perkins has 2 board certified specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. Freedom Perkins is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Perkins was mostly rude and unhelpful to our child during his hospitilizations. In fact, we feel his recommendations were unhelpful and harmful to our child's health. He did run some tests that we requested that were helpful. Even when other physician's made recommendations, he argued with them and was inaccurate in his assessments. Unfortunately, in our experience, we don't recommend him.
Our son has refratory epilepsy. Dr. Perkins was with us during his craniotomy and VNS implant. He has worked diligently to find the correct AED's for his condition. My son was in the hospital for 22 days after his craniotomy and Dr. Perkins was there every day to assess his progress. He is a gem of a doctor and a huge asset to Dell Children's Hospital. I unconditionally recommend him.
plain and simply best neurologist ever i had seen about 4 others before him and they wouldnt have done anything to help had it not been for him and explaining eery detail of everything and even bringing up the option of my brain surgery to remove the scar tissue and introducing me to doctor mark lee someone else you want if your gonna get the same surgery i did look him up, but if it wasnt because of doctor perkins i wouldnt have the bright future that is in my path
Patients' Choice Award (2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Perkins is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Lebonheur Children's Hospital
Smithville Regional Hospital
Seton Southwest Healthcare Center
Seton Medical Center Williamson
Seton Medical Center
Seton Edgar B. Davis
Seton Northwest Hospital
Seton Highland Lakes Hospital
Dell Childrens Medical Center
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital
11 Years Experience
University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2006
Dr. Freedom Perkins accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- FirstCare PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsSpecially for Children Infectious Diseases, 1301 Barbara Jordan Blvd, Austin, TX
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