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Dr. Jose DeSousa, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 77

Dr. DeSousa

Midwest Medical Center

4700 Schaefer Rd Dearborn, MI 48126

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Dr. Jose DeSousa, MD is a neurology specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Escola Med De Goa University Lisbon in 1965 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.


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Dr. DeSousa accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Open Access
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Humana
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Medicaid
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Molina
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Dr. DeSousa's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Torticollis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSousa treats Torticollis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. DeSousa treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSousa treats Multiple Sclerosis (MS) more than 85% of his peers

Dr. DeSousa treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Multiple Sclerosis
  • Familial Multiple Sclerosis
  • Multiple Sclerosis, Pediatric
  • Optic-Spinal Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Pseudotumoral Form of Multiple Sclerosis
  • Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Sleep Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. DeSousa treats Sleep Disorders more than 65% of his peers

Dr. DeSousa treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. DeSousa's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medication-Induced Postural Tremor
  • Migraine
  • Migrainous Vertigo
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jose DeSousa, MD is a neurology specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from Escola Med De Goa University Lisbon in 1965 and specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Muscle Disorders

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

Bellevue Hospital Center NYU
Residency Hospital
New York Med College
Residency Hospital
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1972
EEG and Epilepsy
Fellowship Hospital
1972
Wayne State University
Fellowship Hospital
1968
R Williams Hospital
Internship Hospital
1965
Escola Med De Goa University Lisbon
Medical School
1960
Liceu National Afonso de Albuquerque
Undergraduate School
1972
1972
1968
1965
1960

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. DeSousa helped me with my migraines. I am much better now!
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