Dr. John Riser, MD

Dr. John Riser, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. John Riser, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1984 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

3105 Independence Dr

Birmingham, AL 35209

Contact Information

(205) 803-2210

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Riser's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Confusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riser treats Confusion more than 100% of his peers

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

Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

Dr. Riser'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
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Corticobasal Degeneration
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Fracture
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)
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Thrombosis
Tic Disorders
Torticollis
Tourette's Syndrome
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo
Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Riser, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1984 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

1988
University Al
Residency Hospital
1985
Med University Sc
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1988
1985
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Riser's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riser

4.0

Based on 4 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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1 Star
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  • Staff friendliness
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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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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

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