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About Dr. Joseph S Casaly Sr
Dr. Joseph S Casaly Sr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lewisville, TX. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Casaly is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Irving. Dr. Casaly has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Joseph S Casaly Sr 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. Joseph S Casaly Sr has the following 8 expertise
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Migraine Disorder
- Nerve Conduction Studies
Dr. Joseph S Casaly Sr has 0 board certified specialties
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From the first step into Dr. Casaly's office, it is obvious that the entire facility was planned out with great care oriented toward the headache sufferer. There are no fluorescent lights. All lighting is ambient and soft. Music and office are quiet, and there are no smells other than clean ones. It is a beautiful, clean, organized office that has been very thoughtfully planned out. Office staff are friendly and kind and return calls promptly. The office provides a patient portal for use in sending messages to the staff and to Dr. Casaly regarding anything from appointment scheduling to difficulties with medication, etc. Even if I don't have an appointment, I get prompt attention from Dr. Casaly and his staff regarding any issues I'm experiencing between appointments. Dr. Casaly is quiet and softspoken. Some of the reviews on this site describe him as distant or cold, but I don't find that to be true. I don't know if patients are looking for a best friend who wants to chat informally, but Dr. Casaly is an outstanding doctor who quietly listens to all the issues, is sympathetic to a condition largely misunderstood, and is tireless in his efforts to adjust course of treatment to insure the best possible results for the patient. Headache/migraine sufferers may not be able to have complete relief available to them currently, but with Dr. Casaly's expertise and efforts, the conditions can be greatly improved. I had been leading a barely normal life until I was able to see Dr. Casaly. It takes patience and some trial and error to determine what works for each patient since we all respond to treatments and medications so differently, but Dr. Casaly never tires of looking for new answers and new treatments. I am incredibly grateful for his persistence, patience, and kindness. He has helped me tremendously, and I would highly recommend him to others. I love that his specialty is headaches. It provides a vastly different experience for the headache/migraine sufferer as opposed to the usual neurologist office. Dr. Casaly and his staff are so sensitive to the particular needs of headache/migraine sufferers, and I could not be happier.
I have been seeing Dr. Casaly for many years for migraine management. Before going to him my migraines were out of control but together we have a put a plan in place that work for me. Dr. Casaly is extremely knowledgable and compassionate. He listens! His office is efficient and helpful. If you are a headache suffer I couldn't recommend a better doctor for this issue and I have seen many.
I was referred to Dr. Casaly by another neurologist for intractable migraine. He began treatments of Botox, which worked for a brief period of time. In the last seven months, my migraines have increased again in quantity and severity, but what I feel most important is that doctor Casaly is never failing in his attempts to find an answer for me. He takes as much time with me as I need and explains everything to me in simple terms. He makes recommendations and orders my prescriptions for me. He is not a folksy, talkative physician. He is not full of himself, but he is one of the few migraine doctors who talks to me and with me; not at me. My appointments are all about me, and his dedication to making me feel better. His office staff are two of the sweetest, kindest ladies I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. Ericka and Amber always try to accommodate me in whatever my needs are, they call when needed, and Ericka gives the most comforting hugs. My husband takes me to my appointments and he is so pleased and thankful that we found Dr. Casaly. I truly feel that my life has changed for the better, just knowing I've found someone that has increased the quality of my life and given me more migraine-free days. We are very grateful and would recommend his practice to anyone looking for relief of the pain of migraine headache.
On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2017, 2018)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
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. Casaly is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
34 Years Experience
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Joseph S Casaly Sr accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsHeadache Center Of North Texas, 118 Lynn Ave Ste 100, Lewisville, TX
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