Dr. Emily Riser, MD

Dr. Emily Riser, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
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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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Optic Neuritis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Riser "Comprehensive care for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis"

1  Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

56  Conditions Treated

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Emily Riser, MD
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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Judi Plexico in Birmingham, AL – Jun 14, 2018
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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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