Dr. Harold McGrade, MD

Dr. Harold McGrade, MD

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Neurology  |  
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49 y/o
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Dr. Harold McGrade, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 23 years. Dr. McGrade is affiliated with Ochsner Saint Anne General Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner, Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Medical Center.

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. McGrade performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
more than 95% of peers
Stroke
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McGrade "Prior to joining the Ochsner staff, Dr. Harold McGrade practiced 10 years at the University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. There he established stroke and IV TPA protocol, a stroke unit with specialized nursing training, multi-disciplinary rounds and the creation of a Code S hospital team. He also worked in conjunction with Cardiology to develop a Therapeutic Hypothermia Protocol. During his tenure as Stroke Director at University Hospital they were awarded the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for Certification as a Primary Stoke Center."

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • St. Elizabeth Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cleveland (Oh) Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGrade has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Ochsner Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Neurosciences Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. McGrade is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. McGrade's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGrade to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. McGrade's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    POOR
  • Staff friendliness
    POOR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. McGrade accepts 27 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana Veterans
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • National Healthcare Alliance
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • PHCS
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. McGrade has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus
2500 Belle Chasse Hwy
Terrytown, LA 70056
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Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner
180 W Esplanade Ave
Kenner, LA 70065
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Ochsner Saint Anne General Hospital
4608 Highway 1
Raceland, LA 70394
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