Dr. John Riser, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(4)
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Dr. John Riser, MD
Dr. John Riser, MD is a spinal cord injury medicine doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Riser is affiliated with Brookwood Medical Center.

3105 Independence Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 803-2210

Dr. John Riser, MD

Dr. John Riser, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Confusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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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
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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 Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Med University Sc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Al
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Riser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Riser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riser to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Riser's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Punta Gorda, FL |
My mom has been waiting on a call back from dr riser's office regarding appointment scheduling since last Friday. At this point I don't know if even want her to see a doc that doesn't even have the common courtesy to return a phone call in a timely manner.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Riser accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Riser has admitting privileges

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Ctr Dr
Birmingham, AL 35209
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