Dr. Helion Cruz, MD

Dr. Helion Cruz, MD

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Neurology  |  
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48 y/o
(40)

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Dr. Helion Cruz, MD is a neurology specialist in Hendersonville, TN and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus in 1996 and specializes in neurology.Read his story

TriStar Medical Group - Indian Lake Neurology

353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 244C

Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cruz's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Helion Cruz, MD has been practicing neurology in Hendersonville for more than fifteen years. Dr. Cruz received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico. He completed his medical internship at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington, PA and his neurology residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Cruz is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Christopher Bachuss, DNP-DCC,FNP-BC, received his bachelors and masters degrees in nursing from Murray State University, and a doctorate in nursing from Columbia University. He is a board certified nurse practitioner, with a doctoral-level certification in comprehensive care. Chris has been working as a nurse practitioner in neurology since 2004."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cruz "Indian Lake Neurology is committed to providing specialized neurological care in an atmosphere of compassion and understanding. As a neurology clinic, we are dedicated to improving the overall wellness of each patient in our community. Indian Lake Neurology specializes in physical and cognitive impairments as well as diagnosing and treating neurological diseases that affect adults."
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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

2

Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Temple University Hospital-Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cruz to family and friends
3.9
based on 40 total reviews (18 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Cruz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

in Hendersonville, TN
Dr..Cruz was very thorough in his explanation of my test results and how I could avoid surgery. It was very easy to schedule an appointment. I would recommend this doctor and office staff to anyone.
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in Hendersonville, TN
Dr Cruz took excellent care of my husband first. We found him to be very informative and very easy to discuss any and all problems we were dealing with. Then I had a minor concern and of course I went to Dr Cruz and he addressed my concerns. Hendersonville is very fortunate to have Dr Cruz...more
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in Goodlettsville, TN
I was referred to Dr. Cruz by my Doctor who never sent the referral. When I finally contacted Dr. Cruz's office, they scheduled me for the first open appointment but it was several weeks out. In just a few days, they contacted me with a new opening and I was able to see Dr. Cruz immediately....more
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in Greenbrier, TN
I am thankful to have visited Dr. Helion Cruz recently. He took time to look over and assess my health issues. I was pleased at his thorough exam and figuring out a diagnosis for me. And then a prompt action to help me get the care I needed after.
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in WHITE HOUSE, TN.
HE IS ONE OF THE BEST DOCTOR THAT I HAVE FOUND. HE TAKES HIS TIME WITH YOU AND HE LISTEN TO YOU. HE WILL TELL YOU WHAT ACTION THAT HE IS GOING TO TAKE AND YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS BEFORE YOU SEE HIM AGAIN TO GET IN TOUCH WITH HIM. ASAP.......
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