Dr. Ahmad Ata, MD

Dr. Ahmad Ata, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Ahmad Ata, MD is a neurology specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Rawalpindi Medical College in 1989 and specializes in neurology, geriatric medicine, and more.Read his story

5550 Warren Pkwy

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(214) 618-0808

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ata performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Seizure Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Ata's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ata "Dr. A. Saeed Ata, MD is a board certified physician with additional studies in neurophysiology. He has been in private practice since 1999, and has been providing excellent treatment of all types of neurological disorders in Frisco, Mckinney, Allen and Greenville TX and the surrounding Colin County areas."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ata "Believe in quality patient care with thorough diagnostic testing to provide the best care and diagnose for the patient's health and well being."

8  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Neuroradiology
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

214  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Insomnia
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Basilar Migraine
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Dementia
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dorsal Neuralgia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Episodic Ataxia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Predisposition to Migraine With or Without Aura
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Mild Headache
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuralgia in the Upper Extremity
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orthostatic Tremor
  • Parkinson Disease 3, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body (PARK3)
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pelvic Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuritis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 1
  • Tremor Hereditary Essential, 2
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vascular Neuropathy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Visual Migraine

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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Asghar Mall
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Rawalpindi Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • United Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ata has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ata's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ata to family and friends
42 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (32)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Ata's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Dr. Ata is very knowledgeable and does a great job of explaining things. Easy to talk to. Staff is very courteous and professional as well.
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Dr Ata and staff have always taken such great care of my mom. Moving her to Texas and finding this practice have done wonders for her care.
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Friendly staff! Dr who actually listens and very thorough! Less wait time than other local neurologists I’ve seen.
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My husband recently starting seeing Dr. Ata for his MS. We have be very pleasantly surprised. Him and his wife seem to be awesome folks. The office staff is AMAZING and always have been friendly and helpful up to this point. The locations are awesome because it made it very easy to knock out...more
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Dr. Ata is friendly and listened to what I had to say, however, he seemed more interested in having me go through a number of unnecessary and expensive tests (in his office) (for example a brain MRI despite the fact that I had one with contrast from 6 months prior). I feel like he would be a great...more
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