Dr. David Brandes, MD

Dr. David Brandes, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(20)
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Dr. David Brandes, MD is a neurology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1971 and specializes in neurology, sleep medicine, and more.

2060 Lakeside Centre Way

Knoxville, TN 37922

Contact Information

(865) 218-6222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Brandes performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brandes "When you leave the office, you need 1. a diagnosis 2. hope 3. and a plan to achieve that hope."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • 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
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brandes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brandes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brandes to family and friends
4.8
based on 20 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Brandes' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Knoxville |
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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in Lavinia, tn |
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...more
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in Knoxville, TN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Brandes accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice PPO
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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