Dr. Dorothy A. Lyons, MD

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Specializes in Neurology • Female • Age 60

816 Independence Blvd Suite 2H
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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Dr. Lyons:

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Dr. Lyons' Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 1st Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lyons

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Sentara Neuroscience Independen
Sentara Neuroscience Independen
816 Independence Blvd Suite 2H
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
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    Dr. Lyons' Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology, 1985
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Nystagmus
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    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Vertigo
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    Background Check for Dr. Lyons

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Drexel University College of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Cleveland Clin
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clin
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Lyons & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Lyons' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Lyons has admitting privileges:

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    • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

    • Sentara Leigh Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Lyons

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyons to family and friends

    1 response
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Lyons' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 1 response
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Lyons
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Lyons accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Group Health Cooperative
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Optima Health
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    Sentara Neuroscience Independen
    816 Independence Blvd Suite 2H
    Virginia Beach, VA 23455
    (757) 363-6610 (Office)
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