Dr. John Riser, MD

Dr. John Riser, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine | Male | 59 years old

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Dr. Riser specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and practices in Birmingham, AL. He practices at 2 locations.

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    •  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

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