Dr. Alan Finkel, MD

Dr. Alan Finkel, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. Finkel specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Durham, NC. He practices at 1 location.

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in North Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr. Finkel has been my Neurologist dealing with my chronic daily migraines & fibromyalgia for at least 8 years. He is a caring, professional with an excellent bedside manner, downright funny at times. But also takes his work very seriously! He is only Neurologist who has been any help to me since 2004. Always upon latest meds & treatments. Caring staff & everyone there always willing to help you. Beautiful, comfortable & most important for people with pain, quiet office. Would highly recommend!
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Dr. Finkel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Neurology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Al Hospital
    University Of Nc Hosps

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection