Dr. Jesus Pina-Garza, MD

Dr. Jesus Pina-Garza, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(19)

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Dr. Jesus Pina-Garza, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in pediatric neurology.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pina-Garza performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
high
more than 88% of peers
Epilepsy
high
more than 87% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Pina-Garza's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pina-Garza "Patients first. Try to get best possible quality of life for my patients."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

26  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

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

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pina-Garza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pina-Garza's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pina-Garza to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Pina-Garza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Had been treating my daughter for 8 months with no medical records nor ordering new tests to confirm diagnose. With two appointments and a third coming up I as the parent had called many times for worsening headaches and nothing other then wait for another appt. Once at appointments he was quick...more
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We are sorry to hear of this experience in our clinic and would like to look into this further. Patient experience is very important to us and we make it a priority to address any and all concerns. Please contact Deborah Clinard, practice manager (Deborah.Clinard@hcahealthcare.com) so we may gather further information.

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Didn’t stay in the room very long, he told us that her previous diagnosis was too rare for our daughter to have, yet he then diagnosed her with something that was even more rare. It didn’t make very much sense. He said all her previous issues and diagnoses were from one thing not that she could...more
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We are sorry to hear this and truly value your feedback. Patient experience is important to us at Women's and Children's Specialists so we will make every effort to address any concerns you may have. Your comments have been shared with Deborah Clinard, Practice Manager. If you would like to speak with someone about this experience, please call our practice manager, (615) 341-9333.

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He was FANTASTIC with my daughter, and was able to answer all questions we had. He didn't spend a lot of time with her, but ordered the proper test, had excellent bedside manner and didn't have to spend a lot of time with us because he was informative and easy to understand in his explanation....more
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He seen my daughter while she was inpatient. He was very rude and did not do anything to help my daughter. Actually told us not to bring her back or go to er that her seizures were not epilepsy. We asked for further testing he denied. He recommended a psychological evaluation immediately but...more
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Good doctor so far but long drive and appointments are hard to get any closer than a month away.
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Thank you for this feedback and the positive comments about our physician. We want to apologize for any prolonged wait times for appointments, as we strive to provide patients with the timeliest care possible. We are recruiting additional physicians to help minimize the wait times.

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