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Dr. James McCarthy, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 76

  12 Reviews
Dr. McCarthy

Medical Affiliates Of Cape Cod

40 Quinlan Way Ste 206 Hyannis, MA 02601
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(508) 862-7400

Dr. James McCarthy, MD is a neurology specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont Larner College Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in neurology.

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Dr. McCarthy accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. McCarthy's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Migraine more than 100% of his peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McCarthy treats Brain Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McCarthy treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. McCarthy's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Dr. McCarthy's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McCarthy

3.5

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(6)
4 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James McCarthy, MD is a neurology specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont Larner College Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1973
U Vt
Residency Hospital
1970
St Elizabeths Hosp
Internship Hospital
1969
University Of Vermont Larner College Of Medicine
Medical School

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)