Dr. Carmelo Graffagnino, MD

Vascular Neurology •  Male • Age 61
  
Dr. Graffagnino
Accepting new patients

Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic

40 Duke Medicine Cir Ste 1l Durham, NC 27710

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(919) 668-7600

Dr. Carmelo Graffagnino, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Durham, NC and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Graffagnino has more experience with Neurocritical Care, Headache, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Schulich School Of Medicine At The University Of Western Ontario medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with Duke University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Graffagnino to book an appointment.


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Dr. Graffagnino accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
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MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injury

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Stroke
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Stroke more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Migraine
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Migraine more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 81% of their peers

Headache
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Headache more than 55% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 55% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.

Typically treats 43% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 51% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino performs this procedure more than 51% of their peers

Epilepsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Epilepsy more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 39% of their peers

Seizure Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Graffagnino treats Seizure Disorders more than 39% of their peers

Dr. Graffagnino treats this condition more than 39% of their peers

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Dr. Graffagnino's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Carmelo Graffagnino, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Durham, NC and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Graffagnino has more experience with Neurocritical Care, Headache, and Epilepsy than other specialists in his ...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

1985
Schulich School Of Medicine At The University Of Western Ontario
Medical School

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Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic

Duke Neurological Disorders Clinic40 Duke Medicine Cir Ste 1l Durham, NC 27710
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Duke University Hospital

Durham, NC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018)