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About Dr. Ron Tintner

Dr. Ron Tintner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Clinical Neurophysiology, Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ron Tintner is Good. Dr. Ron Tintner has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ron Tintner is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

The Methodist Neurological Institute

6560 Fannin St Ste 902
Houston, TX 77030
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Specialties

Dr. Ron Tintner has the following 3 specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • 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

    16 Expertise

  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Stroke
  • Headache
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Tremor
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Epilepsy

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Oh. can't believe I found this info on Dr. Tintner! When he was at Baylor, he was the doctor I seen & I just loved him, he gave my injections w/ NO pain(lol)! Well, better than the others & always hit the right nerve(literally). I really need to see him again & sure hope that he can take my insurance.

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My father had two aggressive episodes towards my mother and was up and wondering around all night due to Parkinson and/or medication. We went to Dr. Tintner for a sleeping pill in order for my father and mother to get sleep. Dr. Tintner took him off one of his drugs that causes agitation. He prescribed Seroquel. I would have expected him to follow up given the powerful dangerous side effects of the drug especially since the primary caregiver is a 75 year old woman. He did not and worse did not return her calls for two days. I have since learned Seroquel is primarily for Bipolar illness. My father does not have Bipolar. My father started hallucinating, paranoid and acting out. It landed him his only visit to a Psycho Ward and was there for 8 days. He is doing great now and will never return to Dr. Tintner!

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  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • University Of Texas Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ron Tintner accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana HMO
    • Humana HMO Premier
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

The Methodist Neurological Institute, 6560 Fannin St Ste 902, Houston, TX
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