Dr. Alberto Pinzon, MD

Dr. Alberto Pinzon, MD

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Dr. Alberto Pinzon, MD is an epilepsy doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He has been practicing for 25 years. Read his story

9090 SW 87th Ct Ste 200

Miami, FL 33176

Contact Information

(305) 596-2080

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 6 More

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Dr. Pinzon's Experience

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Dr. Pinzon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Epilepsy
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Pinzon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pinzon "As a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating patients with epilepsy, Dr. Pinzon has a deep interest in advancing research in his field. Throughout the years, he has continuously published neuroscience research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and his current research interest involves improving diagnostic techniques for use in general neurology and epilepsy. He currently serves as Director of the Epilepsy Program at the Baptist Hospital Neuroscience Center. Dr. Pinzon received his medical degree from Rosario University in Bogota, Colombia, which included clerkships at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital. His interest in electrophysiology and biotechnology led him to pursue engineering courses at Boston University and Harvard, where his work involved the development of electrophysiological techniques for assessment and treatment of spinal cord injury paradigms. He went on to complete his master's and PhD degrees in biomedical engineering at the University of Miami. After moving to New York City, Dr. Pinzon completed his internship at Jacobi Medical Center and his residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center. He returned to Miami to complete a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology-epilepsy at Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Pinzon is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School; he also holds a second appointment in the School of Engineering. He is affiliated with Baptist Health South Florida, Jackson Hospital in Miami, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and South Miami Hospital. He is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at Florida International University Medical School. "

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Specialties

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Fac Med Col Mayor Rosario, Bogota
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Miami
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Jacobi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Montefiore Medical Center-Moses Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Miami Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pinzon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pinzon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinzon to family and friends
4.4
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Pinzon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Pinzon accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
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  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Pinzon has admitting privileges

Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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