Dr. Elliot Michel, MD

Dr. Elliot Michel, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Elliot Michel, MD is a neurology specialist in Tarentum, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurology, adult neurology, and more.Read his story

215 E 1st Ave Ste 1

Tarentum, PA 15084

Contact Information

(724) 226-9960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gateway Health Plan
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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 93% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 89% of peers
Seizure Disorders
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Michel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Michel "Elliot M. Michel, MD, is a private practitioner at Valley Neurology, Inc. in Tarentum, Pennsylvania, and the director of the Tri-County Center for Alzheimer's Research & Education. Dr. Michel received his medical training from Ohio State University and completed an internship and a residency in neurology at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, before completing further training in neurology at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Michel has been an active staff member at several Pittsburgh area hospitals including HealthSouth Harmerville Rehabilitation Hospital, Armstrong County Memorial Hospital, Alle-Kiski Medical Center, and UPMC St. Margaret Memorial Hospital. Dr. Michel, his practice, and his Nurse are certified through the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC). This is a prestigious honor and distinction as there are only 3 CMSC certified MS Centers in the greater Pittsburgh area. Dr. Michel is also certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and he has received certification in magnetic resonance imaging from the American Society of Neuroimaging. Dr. Michel holds active memberships in the American Academy of Neurology, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Neuroimaging, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. His areas of professional interest include migraine, dementia, multiple sclerosis, infusion center, electroencephalography (EEG) and ambulatory EEG, electromyography and nerve conduction velocity, VNG, and Botox for chronic migraines. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Michel "To take the best care of our patients that we possibly can and to improve their quality of life"

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

66  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Wisconsin / Madison
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Univ Hlth Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Univ Hlth Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Michel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Michel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Michel to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Michel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I would highly recommend Dr. Michel to friends, family,or anyone reading this, who is looking for a GREAT doctor & place to go, he is very thorough in his examination, he is very compassionate has a wonderful bedside manner speaks to you on a level you understand but never condescending. Dr....more
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Just all around good Doctor !!
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Dr. Michel is a brilliant physician who is also very compassionate and caring. He has impeccable bedside manners and takes the time to make sure you (the patient) get all of your questions answered as well as making sure that you don't leave until you fully understand everything that was discussed...more
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I would recommend Dr. Michel to others because if you are looking for a good doctor that can get you better he knows what he is doing. He takes the time with you to make sure you are satisfied. Also his staff is the best they are really nice and sweet. I would give this office and doctor an a+ for...more
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Dr. Michel was always kind and easy to deal with. I left the practice for a second opinion. When I recently asked if I could return, I was surprised to be told NO.
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