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Dr. David Brandes, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Brandes

Hope Neurology

2060 Lakeside Centre Way Knoxville, TN 37922

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Dr. David Brandes, MD is a neurology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in neurology, sleep medicine, and more.


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(865) 218-6222

Dr. Brandes accepts the following insurance:

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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Brandes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brandes treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Brandes treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Multiple Sclerosis
  • Familial Multiple Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Pediatric
  • Optic-Spinal Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pseudotumoral Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brandes treats Brain Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Brandes treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Optic Neuritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brandes treats Optic Neuritis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Brandes treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Brandes' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

About Me

Care Philosophy

When you leave the office, you need 1. a diagnosis 2. hope 3. and a plan to achieve that hope.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1976
Wadsworth Va Hospital UCLA
Residency Hospital
1973
Wadsworth Va Hospital UCLA
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Wadsworth Va Hospital UCLA
Internship Hospital
1971
University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1968
UCLA, Master of Science, Biochemistry
1965
Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
Undergraduate School
1976
1973
1972
1971
1968
1965

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Brandes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brandes

4.7

Based on 22 reviews

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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Brandes is one of the top practicing neurologist in his field of special interest dealing with Multiple Sclerosis. This provider is not your average run of the mill neurologist, he listens!! George Shwab, FNP
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Love Dr. Brandes. He listens, really listens! So thankful to find such a great Dr. The staff is awesome also!
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Wonderful, knowledgeable, patience, through. Speciality in Multiple Sclerosis. Each appt is scheduled for about an hour. For infusions, shots, etc. Can be performed on site with nurses dispensing and watching.
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Dr. Brandes is an awesome person and Doctor. I reccomend him to people all the time. I have never met another Doctor that cares so much about his patients and their well being. He takes time to explain thing and in a manner that you can understand. He is a good man and funny too! Outstanding bedside manner. Thank you Dr B for all the help and compassion you have provided for me!
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Very thorough and also extremely kind. He knows so much about MS and wants to help in any way he can. His concern for his patients comes through with each visit.
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