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Dr. John P Tauro Jr 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. John P Tauro Jr has the following 8 expertise
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Migraine Disorder
Dr. John P Tauro Jr has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. John P Tauro Jr is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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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i have been seeing dr tauro for many,many years and found him very competent!! he has treated my husband and i with respect and dignity. this man is very good at what he does. i would and have recommended him to many family and friends and have never heard any negative feedback. he is very thorough and explains every thing he does in great detail and always during follow up explained the findings in detail.
My experience with this provider was terrible. To begin, Dr. Tauro never introduced himself (I was told by Dee in his office that I would be seeing Dr Tauro during my visit on the day of my appointment). The MD did not listen to my medical history and repeatedly interrupted me as I attempted to relay the nature and history of my symptoms. His neurological exam was brief and cursory at best. He refused to speak with me on the telephone or to see me in follow up after my initial visit when I called his office staff to discuss the abnormal findings on the MRIs which he had ordered. I was only allowed to talk to his office assistant (Ryan - female) who advise me that Dr. Tauro stated that my tests were "normal" despite the fact that he acknowledged he had never looked at the radiology films personally. His assessment that the 7 noted lesions in my vertebral spine were not causing or contributing in any way to my symptoms (left-sided weakness, paresthesia, pain, gait disturbances,and diziness)and were "normal" and "benign" findings was based upon a telephone call to the reading radiologist who had never met me, examined me, known by history, or was a licensed neurologist. I requested to view the films and to go over the results with Dr Tauro in person at my scheduled upcoming appointment and to discuss further options for diagnosis/testing and treatment of my symptoms but was told "not to bother" as Dr. Tauro put it "I cannot and will not do that for you". In short, this MD is unprofessional, rude, uncaring, and unwilling to collaborate with his patients in the diagnosis and treatment of their medical care. Positives: Dee was kind and helpful.
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27 Years Experience
University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 1991
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Dr. John P Tauro Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
- Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
- Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
- Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Connecticare Passage
- First Health PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNeurology Associates, 1 Towne Park Plz, Norwich, CT
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