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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 42

400 Taylor Blvd Ste 301
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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Dr. Algar's Experience

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Dr. Algar's Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Dr. Algar Performs

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

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Hospital Quality

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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Neurology Medical Group of Diablo Valley
Neurology Medical Group of Diablo Valley
400 Taylor Blvd Ste 301
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
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    Dr. Algar's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myoclonus
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    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    New York Hospital
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Algar & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Algar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

    • John Muir Medical Center - Concord

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.4 out of 5

    Dr. Algar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Algar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

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    Neurology Medical Group of Diablo Valley
    400 Taylor Blvd Ste 301
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925) 602-7060 (Office)
    (925) 602-7070 (Fax)
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