Dr. Emily Engel, MD

Dr. Emily Engel, MD

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Dr. Emily Engel, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Hahnemann University in 1998 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-8887

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Engel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engel treats Migraine more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Engel treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Headache
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engel treats Headache more than 81% of her peers

Dr. Engel treats this condition more than 81% 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
Vertigo
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Engel treats Vertigo more than 27% of her peers

Dr. Engel treats this condition more than 27% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo

Dr. Engel's conditions and procedures:

Botox® for Blepharospasm
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
Botox® Injection
Cluster Headache
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)
Epilepsy
Headache
Menstrual Migraine
Migraine
Occipital Nerve Block
Seizure Disorders
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Emily Engel, MD is a neurology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Hahnemann University in 1998 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Headache Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

Education

  • Olive View Hosp-Ucla
    Internship Hospital
  • 2003
    Harbor / UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1998
    Hahnemann University
    Medical School
    1998
  • Ucsd
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Engel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Engel

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(6)

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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Engel's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Staff friendliness
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Six years ago I was involved in a very serious accident that left me with violent migraines. I struggled to find a doctor who did not treat me as "just another head-case". Fortunately for me, I found Dr Engel. Dr Engel spent a considerable amount of time listening to me and understanding my...Read More
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I feel so lucky to have a Neurologist I can trust and count on like Dr Engel. She's been my doctor for many years. She's the best.
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very awful. inconsiderate. waste of time. her colleagues are better.
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Dr Engel is an excellent doctor with compassion and knowledge. I have had her for over 10 years.
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I saw Dr Engel since my sister in California sees her & recommended her (i live in Arizona.) Dr Engel was the Dr I have been searching for over the last 17 years! She was so very smart & explained everything to me so i could understand exactly what she meant. She was kind, caring and patient with...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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