Dr. Cathleen Adams, DO

Neurology •  Female
  
Dr. Adams

Penn State Health Neurology

500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033

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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Cathleen Adams, DO is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA. Dr. Adams has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Adams to book an appointment.


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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Adams accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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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 injuryCompare with other Neurocritical Care specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Stroke
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adams treats Stroke more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Adams treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adams treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Adams treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Cerebral Hemorrhage
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Adams treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 46% of their peers

Dr. Adams treats this condition more than 46% of their peers

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Dr. Adams' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Biography

Dr. Cathleen Adams, DO is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA. Dr. Adams has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Adams to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Neurology

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Locations

Penn State Health Neurology

Penn State Health Neurology500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033
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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
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