Dr. Emily Riser, MD

Dr. Emily Riser, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Emily Riser, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1984 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

3105 Independence Dr Ste 102

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 803-2210

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Riser's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riser treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Riser treats this condition more than 100% of her 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. Riser treats Brain Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Riser treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Optic Neuritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riser treats Optic Neuritis more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Riser treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Riser's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seizure Disorders
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo

About Me

Care Philosophy

Comprehensive care for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    University Ala
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    Med University Sc
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1980
    Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Riser's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riser

3.8

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
68.18181818181819%
(15)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
4.545454545454546%
(1)
1 Star
27.272727272727273%
(6)

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  • Staff friendliness
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No one ever answers the phone. I am sent to an answering machine every time I call for an appointment. No one EVER calls me back. I am a current patient of Dr Riser’s, my symptoms are getting worse every day, and after three weeks of trying to get an appointment- I give up. I am going to another...Read More
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Her nurse practitioner is rude and unsympathetic. I will leave this place as a patient. I am talked down to and interrupted. I’m tired of seeing her np and not getting medications filled or any new plan of care management for the issues going on currently and everything being referred to as past...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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