Dr. Brian Aalbers, DO

Dr. Brian Aalbers, DO

Pediatric Neurology •  Male • Age 46

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
(913) 599-3828

Dr. Brian Aalbers, DO is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Overland Park, KS. He is affiliated with medical facilities Lee's Summit Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Aalbers to book an appointment.


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Overland Park Neurology & Sleep Medicine

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(913) 599-3828
Overland Park Neurology & Sleep Medicine10550 Quivira Rd Ste 340 Overland Park, KS 66215
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Overland Park Neurology and Sleep Medicine

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(913) 599-3828
Overland Park Neurology and Sleep Medicine2000 Se Blue Pkwy Ste 120 Lees Summit, MO 64063
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Overland Park Neurology and Sleep Medicine1601 N 98th St Ste 101 Kansas City, KS 66111
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Dr. Aalbers' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aalbers

4.8

Based on 49 ratings

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Dr. Aalbers is an AMAZING doctor!! He actually listened to my son and explained his thoughts well with graphics and images. He is very relatable! We highly recommend him!!!
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Kim Adams – Jul 23, 2020
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I got to the office they took me to a room. Ab 15 latter a office person came in to the room and said dr Aalbers. Look at my history and said I was too complicated and did not want to deal with me. He did not even have the decency to come tell me himself. This was my second trip to that office in one day being promised I was going to see him. The could have called and told me so I did not have to make a second 25 min drive wasting gas to get there. I am still awaiting on an apology from him but wait Doctors can do no wrong nothing is there fault. So I am not expecting an apology bc he even had his office person tell me. Time to man up DrAalbers And take Responsibly and admit when you’re wrong and Be a good human and apologize.
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Left without any help – Jul 11, 2020
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I couldn’t ask for a better neurologist than Dr. Brian Albers. It’s very scary being diagnosed with having a brain AVM. I feel very well taken care of by Dr. Albers, he listens, answers questions and I never feel rushed. He is a compassionate well knowledged doctor.
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Jul 05, 2020
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I had a visit with Dr. Aalbers this regarding migraines with aura and the associated stroke risk in pregnancy. He was extremely thorough and spent time with me answering all of my questions. He was very knowledgeable about options to reduce my stroke risk in pregnancy. I was impressed! Highly recommend.
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May 14, 2020
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Feb 23, 2020
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Dr. Aalbers has been my son's neurologist for 4 years now. He is a movement specialist and has helped to address issues that my son has with dystonia. He has an excellent bed side manner, but is honest. He spends plenty of time answering our questions. He has made a hugely positive impact on my son, and we feel so blessed to have found him.
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Annie Martin – Feb 20, 2020
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Dr. Aalbers was incredible. He was able to quickly identify our daughter's condition, but didn't stop with just a diagnosis. He spent time discussing treatment options and explained things about the condition that we had never realized were connected. It was obvious that he is extremely well versed in identifying and treating neurological conditions. My daughter was moved to tears knowing that she finally found someone who understood and recognized what she has been going through. I can't recommend him enough. He is a rare find in today’s medical industry.
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Happy Parent – Jan 29, 2020
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Was very impressed with Dr. Aalbers and his ability to explain our son's condition. Dr. Aalbers was able to answer all of our questions and concerns. Highly recommend Dr. Aalbers to anyone looking for a reputable physician.
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Jan 21, 2020
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Dr. Albers is up to date on all of the relevant treatments for teenagers with chronic migranes.
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Jan 13, 2020
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Dr. Albers is a wonderful pediatric neurologist. He is thorough, noticing everything and follows up. He has a great memory, really shows care for each patient and family.
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Naomi – Jan 07, 2020
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Dr Aalbers is personal and thorough. Love his attention to detail
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Dec 30, 2019
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Dr Aalbers is very caring and does a great job of explaining things to us! He is very knowledgeable with my sons condition and if there is something that he did not know the answer to, I know that he would take the time to find out! We travel several hours from Nebraska just to see him! So worth it!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Gilliam’s – Aug 21, 2019
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Dr. Aalbers is the third neurologist we have seen for our daughters condition and finally we had a doctor who 1. Listened. 2. Who identified the issue and a solution. Extremely happy with our experience with Dr. Aalbers.
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Louisburg – Jun 29, 2019
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Dr. Aalbers is extremely knowledgeable, has great rapport with my teens and is very thorough in covering all aspects of their challenges. Highly recommend!!
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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TWible in LEES SUMMIT, MO – May 12, 2019
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He helped my daughter live! Gave my daughter Kiera a quality of life when another dr said there was no hope!!
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Kiera hurtado in Vernon, TX – Mar 31, 2019
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Dr. Aalbers was professional as a top expert in his field.He was informative, on time,and addressed my needs. I would refer Dr. Aalbers to anyone needing a top level expert Neurologist. Thank you Dr. Aalbers and your staff.
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Sarah in Overland Park, KS – Jan 22, 2019
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Dr. Aalbers and his staff have gone above and beyond to make Dakotas appointments meet his needs and help him to feel in control. As his guardian I am very impressed with their patience. Sometimes he is extremely agitated. They always show him respect even when he is not doing well. THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH!
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Dakota Joss in Lebo , KS – Jan 22, 2019
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Dr. Aalbers staff were professional, kind, and helpful. Dr. Aalbers nurse let me know he was running about 15 minutes late. She wanted to make sure that was OK with our schedule. Dr. Albers receptionists were adamant that our daughter get in for testing before the school year started. They helped accelerate the process, and get her in. Dr. Albers had a great bedside manner and took the time we needed to answer any and all questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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KC in KS – Aug 14, 2018
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Dr Aalbers helped save our daughter's life. He could see she was failing her first epilepsy med and he knew the statistics that she would fail the next and the next. We only saw him once, but it was because he cared enough to recommend she be seen by an epileptologist and be considered for epilepsy surgery. She had her surgery 18 months ago and has been seizure-free ever since. I will always be very thankful for Dr Aalbers knowledge and expertise.
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Sonja in Lindsborg, KS – Nov 16, 2017
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Dr. Aalbers is one of our Angels here on earth. He has been the only Dr. out of many we have seen that really listens to parents' concerns and takes them seriously, discusses family history in detail, and looks at the whole picture. He is the only Dr. who really looked at my child's movement and saw the problems I had reported and added some to our list. He was willing to test for rare conditions that could be an underlying cause, found that condition, and eliminated it with correct meds.
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Sheila in Columbia, MO – Jun 07, 2017
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Dr. Aalbers' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Migraine
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aalbers treats Migraine more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Aalbers treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aalbers treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Aalbers treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aalbers treats Brain Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Aalbers treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Aalbers' conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Developmental Delay
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dystonia
  • Dystonia, Focal, Task-Specific (FTSD)
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurological Testing
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Aalbers is a board-certified, fellowship-trained  neurologist with special qualification in pediatric neurology. He practices with Overland Park Neurology and Sleep Medicine in Overland Park, Kan., and is affiliated with Overland Park ...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

Education

2011
Movement Disorders
Fellowship Hospital
2010
UT Houston Medical School
Residency Hospital
2006
UT Houston Medical School
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of California, Davis
Undergraduate School

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Lee's Summit Medical Center

Lees Summit, MO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Overland Park Regional Medical Center

Overland Park, KS

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average