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Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology • Male • Age 50

1 Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157
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Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157

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Wake Forest University Medical
Wake Forest University Medical
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Winston Salem, NC 27157
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    Dr. Caress' Experience

    Specialties

    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • Neuromuscular Medicine
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    2
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Anterior Horn Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
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    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nystagmus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polymyositis
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Torticollis
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Tremor
    • Vertigo
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University / School of Medicine And Health Sciences
    Graduated in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Caress & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Caress' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    2.3 out of 5

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    Dr. Caress' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Caress

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.8 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.3 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.3 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Caress accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • Medicare
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    Wake Forest University Medical
    1 Medical Center Boulevard
    Winston Salem, NC 27157
    (336) 716-2255 (Office)
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