Dr. Joseph Scamardo, MD

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Neurology | Male

623 Russell Blvd Nacogdoches, TX 75965 Get Directions
Dr. Joseph Scamardo, MD
Dr. Joseph Scamardo, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Nacogdoches, TX. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Scamardo is affiliated with Nacogdoches Medical Center.

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Dr. Scamardo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scamardo to family and friends
3.8
based on 25 total reviews (14 with comments)
Dr. Scamardo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (14)
nacogdoches,tx |
Dr. Scamardo and his staff are wonderful. I have been using this doctor for about 3 years and will continue as long as he is in practice. When you walk in you immediately feel at home. The receptionist is MUCH nicer, courteous and friendlier than his old receptionist. She always has a smile on her face and is more than happy to help with anything needed. His nurse is kind, compassionate and makes you feel like you are a part of the "family". Dr. Scamardo takes his time. He is a fantastic Dr.
in Nacogdoches, TX |
I love Dr Scamardo & his staff! He truly cares about his patients!
in Livingston, TX |
Amazing dr and staff!!!
in Nacogdoches, TX |
Dr. Scamardo & staff are amazing! They were very thorough! They made sure I understood everything that they were telling me! I had to be referred to the doctor in Houston and they called to check and make sure the office in Houston contacted me!
in Nacogdoches, TX |
You have to be the sorriest excuse for a Dr that I have ever experienced. I saw you numerous times & yet you didn't remember anything about my case, even with my file right in front of you. You ran tests and didn't explain them. The icing on th cake as when you prescribed a dosage of medicine that wasn't even approved by the FDA. The only saving grace you gave us that your staff is really nice! I can't see another neurologist because of insurance purposes, so I choose to suffer.
in Nacogdoches, TX |
Dr. Scamardo is successfully treating my migraines. I am very happy with the care I have received from him and his staff. If I should have any other issues requiring a neurologist, he would be the one that I would call.
Dallas, TX |
Good doctor who was able to diagnose my step father when others could not.
Peachtree City, GA |
I have never waited over 10 minutes to be seen. I mean it's a doctors office, you expect to wait right? The doctor has always spent as much time as I needed in the room, explaining medication and why he wanted to prescribe it. His office staff is always professional and polite. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. Scamardo to my family, friends or someone I had never met. He is definitely not the doctor that throws meds around like most people hope. So if you are looking for that, go to pain management.
Nacogdoches, TX |
My experience was terrible. I waited about an hour and a half before being taken back. Then, waited about another 30 minutes before I decided to just leave. I never got to see the doctor. I can't spend all day at the doctor office when I have work. Completely ridiculous.
Odessa, TX |
Treatment seem to work very well.
Nacogdoches, TX |
Staff and doctor seemed confused by all of my history. Had not obtained my records prior to visit despite being supplied with all information more than a month in advance; seemed to think I would bring a paper copy with me. Terrible customer communications from office staff regarding prescriptions and insurance over the telephone. Transferring away from this physician as soon as possible as this was only due to insurance coverage changes anyway. I would not recommend this physician at all.
Nacogdoches, TX |
First visit, Dr Scamardo acted as if he'd just woke up. Dr ordered MRI but Dr & office staff never called with the results. Also never called to make follow up appointment. I finally called & made appointment for follow up on MRI. Dr acted as if I was wasting his time. Short & curt comments. Offered nothing as far as options or suggestions or what to do next except "Surgery..you need surgery". Husband went with me on follow up and agreed that Dr. Scamardo acted as if he couldn't care less.
in Dallas, TX |
Friendly, easy to talk to you. Very helpful and patient. Explained my condition in a manner that I could understand.
in Nacogdoches, Tx |
Office staff was not friendly or polite at all. The Dr was only so so. Wait time was ridiculous. Will not go back.
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Dr. Scamardo's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Tx Tech University Health Science Center
    University Tx Med Branch Hosps

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation