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Dr. Barry Passini, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Passini

Dr. Barry Passini, MD is a neurology specialist in Wausau, WI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois in 1985 and specializes in neurology.


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(715) 298-5783

Dr. Passini accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Alliance Health Care
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Associates for Health Care
Associates for Health Care PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care
Gold
Gold Choice
MultiPlan
PHCS
Security Health Plan (SHP)
The Alliance
The Alliance PPO
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
United Healthcare
Universal American
WEA Trust
Trust Preferred POS
Trust Preferred PPO
WEA Insurance Corporation
WEA Insurance Corporation POS
WPS Health Insurance
Indemnity
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Dr. Passini's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passini treats Essential Tremor more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Passini treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Essential Tremor
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passini treats Brain Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Passini treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Passini treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Passini treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Passini's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Demyelinating Diseases
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's 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)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Barry Passini, MD is a neurology specialist in Wausau, WI and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois in 1985 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Residency Hospital
1986
University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Illinois
Medical School
1986
1985

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Dr. Passini's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Passini

3.0

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
45%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Doctor did not have good bedside manner and we did not get the information and help we were searching for. He abruptly left the exam room and we weren't sure the appointment was over. Uncaring doc!
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I was referred to Dr. Passini for Hemifacial spasms. We are still going through testing. I had an MRI with contrast and blood work done and haven't found the issue yet but Dr. Passini hasn't given up and I have faith in him. He is incredibly easy to talk to and is very thorough. He takes all...Read More
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I was referred to Dr. Passini and was very impressed. Dr. Passini confirmed I had MyastheniaGravis but suspected something more. After a thorough exam he ordered a brain scan and found I had a tumor. After brain surgery they found cancer in the brain and lung, which is treatable. Thanks to Dr....Read More
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He made a diagnosis without a physical exam other than the knee tap (in which 1 side barely moved). He also didn't go over the pages that I had to fill out allowing me to explain or voice my concerns. He did order 2 tests, but both came back neurologically normal. I don't know how that's possible...Read More
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 3:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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