Dr. Carmen Cirstea, MD

Dr. Carmen Cirstea, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carmen Cirstea, MD is a neurology specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina in 1994 and specializes in neurology and adult neurology.

19016 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 210

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 667-4217

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Seizure Disorders
more than 88% of peers

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  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Universitatea De Medicina Si Farmacie Carol Davila, Facultatea De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St. Luke's Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Boston University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Massachussets
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cirstea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cirstea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cirstea to family and friends
based on 15 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Cirstea's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Cirstea Says:


Patient Comments (6)

I am so grateful to this doctor for all my issues were resolved with the correct meds given to me by her and are still keeping me going at this point haven't been able to go consult with her for insurance issues but hope to soon be able to resolve this issue and continue my visits with her and for...more
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talked over me; when I told her the medicine she prescribed was giving me dangerous side effects she kept insisting i take it saying repeatedly "Keppra has no side effects"; then dropped me as her patient. she falsified my medical records to cover what she had done, saying I said i had black outs...more
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I was referred by another doctor, so I made an appointment. We'll my first & last visit with her was this week. Within 2-4 minutes of meeting her she told me I have seizures. Then she continued to speak so fast that I had to stop her to ask some questions. Then she wrote a prescription for seizures...more
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Not pleased. Brought in my mother who recently moved in with me for an initial visit and cognitive assessment She did not consult with my mother's medical records of previous physician from another state and she did not conduct any cognitive testing. After a few simple questions' like what day...more
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She was overly informative and on the first visit decided that I had seizures with very little information. I felt unable to talk, because I kept getting talked over or interrupted. She wrote me 2 prescriptions so I could get to the dosage she wanted me at. I will be getting a second opinion...more
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