Dr. Erik Istre, MD

Psychiatry •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Istre
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

West Mountain Primary Care

161 Carey Rd Bldg 2 Queensbury, NY 12804

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(518) 824-8610

Dr. Erik Istre, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Queensbury, NY. Dr. Istre has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Glens Falls Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Istre to book an appointment.


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Dr. Istre accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 96% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Migraine more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Headache more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Neurodegenerative Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Parkinson's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Parkinson's Disease more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Dementia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Dementia more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.Compare with other Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Essential Tremor more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Tremor more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Parkinson's Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Parkinson's Disease more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Essential Tremor more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Epilepsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Epilepsy more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Seizure Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Istre treats Seizure Disorders more than 47% of their peers

Dr. Istre treats this condition more than 47% of their peers

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Dr. Istre's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Biography

Dr. Erik Istre, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Queensbury, NY. Dr. Istre has more experience with Headache, Neurodegenerative Disorders, and Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Glens Fall...

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Neurology

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Locations

West Mountain Primary Care

West Mountain Health Services161 Carey Rd Bldg 2 Queensbury, NY 12804
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Glens Falls Hospital

Glens Falls, NY

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average