Dr. Amir Zia, MD

Dr. Amir Zia, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(40)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Amir Zia, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Bowling Green, KY. He is 48 years old.

996 Wilkinson Trce Ste A7

Bowling Green, KY 42103

Contact Information

(270) 393-8418

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Autonomic Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Zia does not have any board certifications listed.

78

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

1 Sanction
  • Multiple Categories (2/7/2017)
    Action Taken: License Restricted
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Kentucky
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Rawalpindi Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zia has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zia to family and friends
2.5
based on 40 total reviews (16 with comments)
Dr. Zia's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (16)
Alvaton, KY |
Worst Dr Ever! Every time I go there it's at least a 2 hour wait. Finally get back to see him and he rushes thru visit. He cuts you off every time you try to talk. You see him for maybe 5 minutes. Only wants to run tests and doesn't even give you the right results. Only wants to make money. Does not care about the patient at all. Rude and makes you feel like you're wasting his time. Will not be returning.
Bowling Green, KY |
Horrible man with no compassion. Has zero patience and could care less about his patients. Please do yourself a favor and see someone else.
Decatur, GA |
I don't know much about the doctor but I know more then I'd like to. I have a daughter that is convinced something is wrong with her she has a baby she's been experiencing numbing she has seen countless doctors Vanderbilt and so on can find nothing wrong still convinced in her mind something is so doctor Z found 4 out of 10 that his ad covers wow! Isn't that convenient! A place you can get pain meds even though you don't hurt and Botox. I'd recommend RUN! Away!!!
Glasgow, KY |
The wait time was always 3 hours plus and we often had to stand. The office staff were beyond rude. After such a wait, you saw the doc for a total of 5 minutes. He ran ever test billable to insurance and never explained why or results. Some of the tests were done wrong. When I asked for results I was given a cover letter a month later. I left and won't be returning! I am so much happier elsewhere and healthier with more money in the bank and less wait time!
in Rochester, KY |
Gave one star just because there were no stars. Worst Dr. I ever encountered. Needs to be taught how to talk to people. Find another dr.
in Bowling Green, KY |
It's all about that money! My mom keeps getting shots for pain. ( Supposedly nerve blocks) but yet a series of appointments after appointment. When questions are asked there isn't really time for that as he is rushing every patient through. I have yet to see a compassionate action here! Be advised you'll possibly wait two hours plus.
in Adolphus, KY |
Awful experience with Dr. Zia! I went to him for excruciating nerve pain and got nothing after 4 visits but more pain! You wait in his OVERCROWDED (many times at standing room only) waiting room for HOURS to be seen. He rushes you through your visit and treats you with no compassion at all! I was given a nerve block (my first one ever). They did not prepare me for the experience of getting this nerve block and it was the worse experience's I've ever had. I left in tears. I will never go back.
Kentucky |
Staff is very rude. They never return my phone calls. It takes months to get an appointment. The waiting time was over an hour. Zia is very rude and unprofessional. I was trying to ask a question before the procedure and he yelled at me saying "do you want these injections or not? I have a lot of patients out here! And he just walked out of the room. He does not care about the patients only making the money. I do not recommend him at all!
in Bowling Green, KY |
My mother has been a patient of Dr Zia's for 5 days as he has tried to diagnose her sudden onset weakness in both legs. After numerous MRIs and other tests and no working diagnosis he refuses to refer her to another neurology practice. I would NEVER recommend him! He quickly dismisses family member concerns and hurriedly rushes through questioning. If you or a family member has a neurological issue, see a neurologist who can come up with a diagnosis and not a list of symptoms.
in Morgantown, KY |
We have had two experiences. One with my mom. One with an uncle my husband takes care of. The office staff is rude. The manager of the office doesn't have any concept of manners. A test result was lost. Never got it. The wait is over the top. This doctor is very arrogant. His knowledge in the field is not worth all the "stuff" you deal with. They were rude to our nursing home. Then they were refusing records. I could go on and on.
in Hodgenville ky |
Dr Zia is one of the most compassionate Doctor I have ever had. He takes the time to listen to you and generally cares for you just not as a patient but a friend. Great staff. If I need something or help on. He takes care of it. Best doctor ever on diagnosing my health problems and listens to you. John jeffries
Lebanon, TN |
Not happy with the staff. They are slow making referral appointments.
in Bowling Green, KY |
Appointment times are not met, always longer than expected wait times. Also have many issues with his office staff. Paperwork you need filled out takes weeks. And charges for every form separately. Not very friendly office staff makes it hard to keep seeing this Dr. But he did find the rare medical issues I have.
in Cave City, Kentucky |
Waiting time is extremely long. Dr. Zia doesn't listen to his patients, and he was rude to me. I have always treated them with professional courtesy. No where to sit unless you like to stand outside the door. The staff hang up on you and being unprofessional, and they're rude. Stay away from this doctor. That's free advice and didn't cost you nothing but your time.
Dr. Zia himself is a wonderful doctor. I didn't like the fact I didn't get the phone call, because I had to take off of work and not one phone call was made to reschedule my EMG that was ordered by Dr. Zia. I would think that would be a simple courtesy phone call. After all, if you can't make your appointment you have to give them a courtesy call. Communication is a 2-way street.
in Bowling Green, KY |
I think Dr. Zia is the best Dr. ever. Yes, sometimes there is long wait times but if you want the best you have to be patient. And you need to understand if there is an emergency you might have to wait longer. But if it was you that was in need of the emergency, you would want him to come to you. So Please just have patience its worth it.Yes, I would recommend him to friends and family. I'm glad he is my Dr. and I hope to always have him.
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Dr. Zia accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Passport Health Plan
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Zia has admitting privileges

TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital
1801 Ashley Cir
Bowling Green, KY 42104
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The Medical Center at Bowling Green
250 Park St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
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