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Dr. Eskender Getachew, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 54

Dr. Getachew

Dr. Eskender Getachew, MD is a neurology specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo in 1999 and specializes in neurology, sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology), and more.


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Dr. Getachew's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Getachew treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Getachew treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Getachew treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Getachew treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Getachew treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Getachew treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. Getachew's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Neurological Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuro-Muscular Conditions
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eskender Getachew, MD is a neurology specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo in 1999 and specializes in neurology, sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology), and more.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

Board Certifications

Education

2005
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital
Residency Hospital
1999
Medical College Of Ohio At Toledo
Medical School
1992
Purdue University School Of Pharmacy
Undergraduate School
1989
C.C.C. College, Cleveland, Oh
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
1999
1992
1989

Languages

  • Amharic
  • German
  • Somali
  • English

Awards

Dr. Getachew's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Getachew

4.3

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Amazing Dr. Very polite and his staff is super nice too Dr.getachew after years of horrible sleep I can finally sleep 4 or 5 hours a night he is a blessing love him and his staff very trustworthy and explains things to you
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I most definitely recommend Dr. Getachew. He is very caring and takes his time listening. He is very easy to talk to and provides what is best for you. He is well educated in what he does and talks to you to decide what is best for you. Im very thankful to have him as my Dr. and wouldn't suggest...Read More
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I have had to visit Dr. Getachew for different reasons. He is very knowledgeable on different areas. I would recommend him to anyone. He is the best of any Dr.:,s whom I have seen in my ,61 yrs.
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I love Dr. Getachew and I wouldn't go to any other Dr now. He's kind, attentive, positive ,funny and doesn't judge you. He listens to you and really cares about his patients. He's the best at what he does aND I highly recommend him.
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Had my first appointment with him yesterday, I was absolutely blown away, he came to get me as soon an I walked in and talked to my the entire time, it felt as though I knew him for years. He is absolutely not judgmental and talks to you as an equal and knew my symptoms before I even had a chance...Read More
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