Dr. John Riser, MD
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Spinal Cord Injury Medicine | Male

3105 Independence Dr Birmingham, AL 35209 Get Directions

Biography

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 Grandview Medical Center and Brookwood Medical Center.

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Dr. Riser's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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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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      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
      •  Board certified in Neurology and Spinal Injury Medicine
      •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Neurology
      • Spinal Injury Medicine

      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
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • 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
      • Hydrocephalus
      • 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
      • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
      • 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
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Syncope
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thrombosis
      • Tic Disorders
      • Torticollis
      • Tourette's Syndrome
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Alabama At Birmingham

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Med University Sc

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        University Al

        Completed in 1988

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish

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      Specialties

      • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Nerve Block, Somatic