Dr. Kevin Ess, MD

Dr. Kevin Ess, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Kevin Ess, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus in 1998 and specializes in pediatric neurology.

2200 CHILDREN'S WAY 9thFloor

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ess performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
high
more than 89% of peers
Brain Disorders
high
more than 82% of peers
Epilepsy
high
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Denver Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Washington University / St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington University / St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ess' Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ess to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Ess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He knows the importance of parental input in a child's condition and treatment.
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Dr. Ess is head of the neurology dept & highly sought after. It took months for me to get my daughter in to see him & it finally paid off. I am sooo glad that he's my daughter's new neurologist. We've just moved here from another state. He is open to suggestions pertaining to our daughters seizures...more
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