Dr. Cynthia Ward, DO

Neurology ·  Female · Age 54

  19 Reviews
  

Dr. Cynthia Ward, DO is a neurology specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 26 years. She specializes in neurology.


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4.1

Based on 19 reviews

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Dr. Ward was my salvation. It's been a long journey. It started off with migraines. And then for other reasons I developed Trigeminal Neuralgia which she is also an expert on. She suffers from migraines as well so she totally understands the suffering and how difficult they are to control. She works with her patients and makes it a partnership. Always takes time to fully explain everything. Extremely friendly. She is simply amazing and very smart. I recommend everyone to her as she is the best.
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In a world of physicians, Cynthia is a doctor. Compassionate & caring. Perhaps too much for her own good. My wife was a patient of hers for nearly 10 years. Almost immediately after meeting her, we didn't see her as my wife's neurologist but as a friend whose expertise was neurology. My wife spent her last week of life as a patient (but not Cynthia's) at the hospital she practiced. Cynthia & her nurse heard about my wife being in the final hours of life and came to say good-bye and cry
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Dr. Ward is a well educated and caring neurological doctor that I have ever met - and I have seen several over the past 12 years. She is patient, answers your questions, listens to your explanation of what is going on with you and your system. I like and trust her very much.
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I was referred to Dr. Ward after I had an MRI that revealed a questionable issue. Her patience, thoroughness and knowledge left me feeling in awe of her expertise but also quite comfortable knowing I was in her care. She eased my mind a great deal.
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Dr. Ward's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Headache
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Headache more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Tension-Type Headache
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cough Headache
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Mild Headache
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Severe Headache
  • Tension Headache
  • Vascular Headache
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Confusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ward treats Confusion more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ward treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ward's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Dr. Ward enjoys practicing general neurology, working with medical students and residents that rotate through neurology service and derives great pleasure in educating patients and teaching medicine.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Ks School Of Med
Residency Hospital
University Of Ok College Med Tulsa
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1993

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Division of Neurology atKansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Assistant Professor
  • Neurology department at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Assistant Professor

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North Kansas City Hospital

North Kansas City, MO

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