Dr. Alan Cole, MD

Dr. Alan Cole, MD

Headache Management  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. Alan Cole, MD is a headache management specialist in Hattiesburg, MS. He graduated from St George's Hospital Medical School and specializes in headache management and neurology.Read his story

20 Rawls Springs Loop Rd

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

(601) 582-6069

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Cole's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Cole's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Dr. Alan Cole is a fellowship trained headache specialist who focuses on patient care and emphasizes a team approach to migraine management. Migraines effect more than 14 million people in the United States. More than 90% of sufferers are unable to work or function normally during their migraine attacks. While most sufferers experience attacks once or twice a month, about 14 million people experience headaches on a near-daily basis. About 18% of American women and 6% of men suffer from migraine. At Southern Neuro and Spine, Dr. Cole's headache team will take each patient as they come with a focus on lifestyle changes and non-opiate management of pain whenever possible. He participates with the DEA and is on the cutting edge of the latest and most successful migraine management therapies. Dr. Cole has trained with Mississippi at UMMC and nationally with the Jefferson Headache Center in Pennsylvania. His focus is one patient, one headache at a time."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "We at Southern Neuro and Spine pride ourselves on our philosophy of care, which is based on the most up-to-date medical procedures combined with an approach directed towards each patient's individual needs. All headache conditions are unique. Our aim, to improve the lives of people with headaches and migraine, is at the core of everything we do. In turn, how we work is always based teamwork and communication so the person at the center of everything that we do is you – the patient."

2  Specialties

  • Headache Management
  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cole does not have any board certifications listed.

75  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Ataxia
  • Ataxia With Fasciculations
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cough Headache
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dystonia
  • Episodic Ataxia
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Predisposition to Migraine With or Without Aura
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • St George's Hospital Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jefferson Headache Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cole has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Cole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Cole Says:
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Thank you for taking the time to review Southern Neuro and Spine. Your feedback is valuable to our continued improvement in serving you.

If you have any questions or complaints, please consider calling us at 601-579-4440 so that we may continue to help you to the best of our ability.

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Patient Comments (7)

He is nice but dont give the meds u need..350 dollars and still hurting..he tells u to call. Y they do nothing...not even a call back..wat a rip off
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I have dealt with chronic neck, spine, miagraines and I do not believe any other doctor would of been willing to work with me and be as attentive as Dr. Cole. He is miraculous and I have dealt with a lot of healthcare providers and he is the best!
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Dr. Cole is one of the only doctors that I have visited that genuinely seemed to care about curing my migraine problem, not just mask the pain. He did not downplay any of my symptoms and genuinely cared about every detail of my condition that I described to him. Doctors with bedside manner this...more
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Dr. Cole explained and educated me on my pain. He listens to me as well, without down playing it to me. I look forward to a GREAT Doctor/Patient relationship.I also found him to be a Gentleman, afterall , how many Doctors would take the time out of their busy schedule to escort a 58yr. old lady to...more
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Dr. Cole has been my neurologist since 2012 or 2013 when I was referred due to chronic migraines. He has always treated me with respect, and never down played my pain level, ever. He always encourages me to get off of my bum and exercise, take care of me because no one else can, only me, and he's...more
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