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Dr. Francis O'Donnell, DO

Neurology ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. O'Donnell

Dr. Francis O'Donnell, DO is a neurology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1985 and specializes in neurology and headache management.


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(910) 662-7500

Dr. O'Donnell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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. O'Donnell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Donnell treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. O'Donnell treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Headache
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Donnell treats Headache more than 98% of his peers

Dr. O'Donnell treats this condition more than 98% of his 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
Essential Tremor
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Donnell treats Essential Tremor more than 64% of his peers

Dr. O'Donnell treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Essential Tremor

Dr. O'Donnell's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Neurological Testing
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor

About Me

Biography

"Dr. O'Donnell is a Board Certified Neurologist specializing in headache treatment and research. Dr. O'Donnell, was born and raised in northern New Jersey where he attended St. Peter's Preparatory School. Following high school graduation Dr. O'Donnel...

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Headache Management

Board Certifications

Education

Ohio State University
Residency Hospital
Doctor's Hospital North
Internship Hospital
1985
At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1985

Awards

Dr. O'Donnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Donnell

3.3

Based on 86 reviews

5 Stars
44.18604651162791%
(38)
4 Stars
11.627906976744185%
(10)
3 Stars
4.651162790697675%
(4)
2 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(6)
1 Star
32.55813953488372%
(28)

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Dr. ODonnell helped me so much, trying different things over the years to get to the point where the placement of the injections kept my headaches and migraines in check for the 12 weeks between each injection appointment. He was very easy to talk to. When I called his assistant, I always received...Read More
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I saw Dr. O'Donnell for over a year for migraines and I would NEVER recommend him. It was great at first, but slowly he shifted me to seeing his physician assistant instead. When I did meet with him, he stopped listening. At first, he spent time with me, asked me questions, and seemed to listen. By...Read More
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Do yourself a favor and read and believe the negative reviews. I would give zero stars if possible. Find another neurologist
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Dr. O'Donnell was arrogant, condescending and dismissive during my follow up visit after seeing him for debilitating post concussive headaches, etc. He seemed annoyed when I told him that the meds he prescribed at my first visit we're not helping. It never made sense to me why I was given 10...Read More
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I have never written a review but thought it was necessary today. We just left our first visit with this physician and will not return. He was rude, dismissive, and impersonal! He did not listen to the history of my husbands symptoms over past 14 months just passed him off to see other...Read More
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