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About Dr. Robert C Algar

Dr. Robert C Algar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pleasant Hill, CA. He has 19 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Algar has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert C Algar is Excellent. Dr. Robert C Algar has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert C Algar is 4.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Neurology Medical Group Of Diablo Valley Inc

400 Taylor Blvd Ste 301
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Specialties

Dr. Robert C Algar 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.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Algar is the best neurologist I have met. He spent one full hour with me, reviewing my symptoms and discussing options for treatment. I have a very complicated medical condition and Dr. Algar was willing to think outside the box to search for the right solution. In addition to being very bright and knowledgeable, Dr. Algar is also extremely compassionate and understanding. I highly recommend Dr. Algar without reservation.

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Best in time and attention

Dr. Algar has taken the most time and listened and understood the most regarding my ongoing health concerns and worked collaboratively with me regarding the appropriate solutions. Very impressed by him - especially around his attentive listening and care regarding my health complaints.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015)

    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 (2015, 2014)

    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 (2014)

    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.

  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Cornell University Health Services

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Robert C Algar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Neurology Medical Group Of Diablo Valley Inc, 400 Taylor Blvd Ste 301, Pleasant Hill, CA

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