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Dr. Tracy A Newkirk 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. Tracy A Newkirk has the following 9 expertise
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Migraine Disorder
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Migraine Disorders
Dr. Tracy A Newkirk has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Tracy A Newkirk is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I was fortunate to get Dr. Newkirk's name from a psychiatrist who, like me, also suffers from migraine headaches. Dr. Newkirk did a comprehensive exam and evaluated my overall health, anatomy and especially my circulation (Bingo). He was able to pinpoint one of the primary causes of my headaches very quickly and prescribed a plan that included keeping a record of my headaches, correction of my posture, physical therapy, prophalactic medicine and effective management of acute attacks. I've gone from 17 days a month with headaches to 5 - 7 or 8 headaches and our goal is one or two per year. He is the most effective neurologist I have ever worked with.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2017)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
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.
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
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51 Years Experience
University Of Michigan Medical School
Graduated in 1967
University Of Michigan Health System
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Locations & DirectionsTracy Arland Newkirk Md, 1300 S Eliseo Dr Ste 200, Greenbrae, CA
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