Dr. Frank Puhalovich, MD

Dr. Frank Puhalovich, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Frank Puhalovich, MD is a neurology specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1989 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 440

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(770) 203-4881

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Puhalovich's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Puhalovich "Dr. Frank Puhalovich received his M.D. from Emory University School of Medicine in 1989. He did an internship in the Departments of Neurosurgery and General Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine from 1989 to 1990. During that time, he was also affiliated with the Department of Internal Medicine at Emory Affiliated Hospitals. After training at the School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base from 1990 to 1993, Dr. Puhalovich served as a flight surgeon assigned to 2nd Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base. He was Chief of Flight Medicine beginning in 1991. He was assigned to B-52, KC-10 missions during Operation Desert Storm/Shield, Operation Southern Watch, and Operation Restore Hope. In 1993, he began his residency in neurology at Emory University School of Medicine, finishing in 1996.Dr. Puhalovich received certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in 1998. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. He was chief of staff at North Fulton Hospital between 2007 and 2009 and directed the stroke program for many years. Dr. Puhalovich is interested in the use of thrombolysis in acute stroke and has participated in several research projects focused on stroke. Dr. Puhalovich practices at Wellstar North Fulton and Northside Forsyth Hospitals."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Puhalovich "Lakeside Neurology, P.C. is dedicated to serving the neurological needs of Forsyth County and the surrounding communities. Experience has taught us to treat each patient as an individual and a partner in his or her medical care. We strive to provide state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment using the latest neurological innovations. Our sub-specialities include electrodiagnostic medicine and sleep disorders. We hope you find our website helpful in your health and medical care decisions. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

79  Conditions Treated


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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puhalovich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puhalovich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puhalovich to family and friends
32 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Puhalovich's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr Puhalovich saved my husband's life & I am forever grateful. After my husband (28 yrs old) passed out, he had temporary speech loss & left side paralysis. Dr Puhalovich was the neurologist on staff in the ER. He listen, asked questions & didn't rush to diagnose. His caring, sense humor & patience...more
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I would definitely recommend Dr. Puhalovich and his practice.
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Dr. Puhalovich is amazing, he took the time to listen to my rambling on and my questions, way passed my allotted time. He first explained why I needed to spend the money to get an MRI and then explained the abnormal MRI and how to prevent any further damage, in addition he treats my life long...more
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I have been a patient of Dr.Puhalovich for the past 5 years. I think he is a great doctor with a caring bed side manner. I always go with a family member and they like him too.
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Dr. Puhalovich and his team are NOT knowledgeable and their customer service skills and bedside manner are lacking to say the least! If I could give them 0 stars I would. I have a complicated case but wouldn't even recommend the simplest of cases to this team as they are incompetent and above all...more
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