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Dr. Hal Astle has the following 2 specialties
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.
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.
Dr. Hal Astle has the following 5 expertise
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Headache Disorders
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Dr. Hal Astle is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I can't understand why Drs hire such bad staff. Don't they realize the front office staff are "promoting your services" and it's really up to them if you're practice will be successful or not. Your practice just lost a patient, just by your receptionists' "mood for the day". If I have to work through them to get to my next appointment, I'd rather go somewhere else. I just don't do mean and hateful people.
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
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On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
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Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Dr. Astle is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Portneuf Medical Center
25 Years Experience
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988
Dr. Hal Astle accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & Directions2900 Medical Center Pkwy, Bentonville, AR
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