Dr. James Appelbaum, MD

Dr. James Appelbaum, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(22)
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Dr. James Appelbaum, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Kansas City, KS. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

8919 Parallel Pkwy Ste 440

Kansas City, KS 66112

Contact Information

(913) 596-7286

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Tension Headache
very high
more than 98% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Migraine
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • 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)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Saint Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Chicago Pritzker Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appelbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appelbaum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appelbaum to family and friends
1.6
based on 22 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Appelbaum's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
POOR
Answers Questions
POOR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Bad manners.
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in Kansas City, KS |
Dr Applebaum doesnt take the time to look further into things he just goes with the fast and quick solution i have horrible headaces still and i know for a fact i am bipolar and he doesnt seem to care to much
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Kansas City, KS |
Poor communication skills, 4 months with no diagnosis
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in Grand view Plaza,KS |
Doesn't remember see me between visits. Never fully read the reports from other Drs didn't even notice my responses were slow.
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Osawatomie |
Doesn't seem to want to look too far into the issues, tremors......
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Dr. Appelbaum accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Appelbaum has admitting privileges

Providence Medical Center
8929 Parallel Pkwy
Kansas City, KS 66112
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