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  • Awards

    7 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • America's Top Doctors America's Top Doctors
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Cigna
  • Highmark BCBS

Doctors in Allegheny Neurological Associates

View all physicians that belong to Allegheny Neurological Associates.

Ratings & Comments

94 ratings with 17 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Allegheny Neurological Associates when asked is excellent. Allegheny Neurological Associates has been reviewed by 94 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Allegheny Neurological Associates as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Allegheny Neurological Associates

490 E North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 359-8850

Specialties

5 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.

  • Psychology
  • Vascular Neurology
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • 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.

Doctors in Allegheny Neurological Associates

  • Dr. Carol J Schramke PHD

    Psychology

    Pittsburgh, PA

    5.0
    (1)
  • Dr. Susan M Baser MD

    Neurology, Psychiatry

    Pittsburgh, PA

    4.6
    (60)
  • Dr. David G Wright MD

    Neurology

    Pittsburgh, PA

    4.6
    (9)
  • Dr. Ashis H Tayal MD

    Internal Medicine, Vascular Neurology, Neurology

    Pittsburgh, PA

    4.2
    (24)
  • Dr. Mary C Flaherty DO

    Neurology, Psychiatry

    Pittsburgh, PA

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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