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About Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson

Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Albuquerque, NM. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. She speaks English.

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson is Bad. Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson is 1.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

UNM HOSPITAL

2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 272-3342

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Specialties

Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson 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.<br>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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson has the following 9 expertise

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

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She is so dismissive that it delayed treatment of my child for over a year when we got in with her superior. She makes up her very wrong opinion without even wanting any background information.

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  • Education

  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine
  • University Of New Mexico Health Sciences

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  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ruth Ann Vest A Atkinson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS

Locations & Directions

UNM HOSPITAL, 2211 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM
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