Dr. James McLaughlin, DO

Clinical NeurophysiologyMaleAge 63

Dr. McLaughlin

UPMC Neurologic Consultants

100 Fairfield Dr Seneca, PA 16346

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(814) 678-0080

Dr. James McLaughlin, DO is a Clinical Neurophysiologist in Seneca, PA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McLaughlin has more experience with Epilepsy, Headache, and Neurodegenerative Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Clarion Hospital and Upmc Northwest. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. McLaughlin to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. McLaughlin

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. McLaughlin treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. McLaughlin treats other conditions, please contact the office at (814) 678-0080.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.

Dr. McLaughlin typically treats 87% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Epilepsy
Seizure Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Essential Tremor
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.

Dr. McLaughlin typically treats 77% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Migraine
Headache
Tension Headache
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.

Dr. McLaughlin typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dementia
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Alzheimer's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.

Dr. McLaughlin typically treats 86% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Tremor
Ataxia
Restless Leg Syndrome
Dystonia
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. McLaughlin's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • 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
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. McLaughlin accepts the following insurance:

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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

Dr. McLaughlin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McLaughlin

4.4

Based on 7 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (6)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (6)
  • Explained conditions well (6)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Had to wait several months for an apt and then never received a follow up after test results. I had to call and demand doctor to look at test results after waiting 6 weeks. Dismissed my pain and concerns.
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My 1st appointment with Dr. McLaughlin was exactly as I was assured it would be. The prior positive reviews he and his staff were given are also my sentiments. We are lucky to have a Dr. And staff of this caliber so close. I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dora in Pittsfield PA – May 03, 2018
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About Me

Biography

Dr. James McLaughlin, DO is a Clinical Neurophysiologist in Seneca, PA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. McLaughlin has more...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

1983
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. James McLaughlin, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. McLaughlin frequently treats Epilepsy, Headache, and Neurodegenerative Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. McLaughlin specializes.

Where is Dr. James McLaughlin, DO's office located?

Dr. McLaughlin's office is located at 100 Fairfield Dr, Seneca, PA 16346. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

UPMC Neurologic Consultants

Upmc Northwest100 Fairfield Dr Seneca, PA 16346
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Clarion Hospital

Clarion, PA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Upmc Northwest

Seneca, PA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)