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Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD

Neurology ·  Male

Dr. Zhang

Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Weifang Medical College in 1987 and specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Zhang accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EBS-RMSCO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Humana
Independent Health
Encompass
MagnaCare
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Planned Administration Inc
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Universal American
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
WellCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Zhang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zhang treats Vertigo more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Zhang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Epilepsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zhang treats Epilepsy more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Zhang treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Centrotemporal Epilepsy
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Familial, Infantile Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Dominant Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Recessive Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized, Susceptibility to
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
  • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
  • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
  • Infant Epilepsy With Migrant Focal Crisis
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Temporal Epilepsy, Familial
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zhang treats Sleep Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Zhang treats this condition more than 92% 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. Zhang's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Balance Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Weifang Medical College in 1987 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University at Buffalo - State University of New York
Fellowship Hospital
University at Buffalo - State University of New York
Residency Hospital
Millard Fillmore Hospital
Internship Hospital
1987
Weifang Medical College
Medical School
1987

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • English

Awards

Dr. Zhang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zhang

2.2

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
24.137931034482758%
(7)
4 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
3 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
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2 Stars
3.4482758620689653%
(1)
1 Star
65.51724137931035%
(19)

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I Reported several serious neurological symptoms, but was told by he & a P.A. after an inconclusive EEG that there was nothing wrong beyond psychological issues, & my symptoms were due ONLY to anxiety & depression. Any time I questioned their anxiety theory I was ANGRILY told I was wrong and it...Read More
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This guy saved my life !!! anxiety who would of thought!!!! haven't had dizzy spins in over 2 years
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I do not trust the reason for my vertigo. Dr. Zhang and his FNP suggest that it's due to weaning off Celexa. My symptoms started 6/4 and have not gone away . I was in my 3rd week the week of 6/4 of weaning off Celexa. I have been completely off of it now for 3 weeks. My inner ear tested out fine....Read More
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Very thankful for the amazing care I received. Dr Zhang explained everything to me and within a month of medication management I have been symptom free. I had dizziness for over a year and my doctor had no idea what was wrong with me!
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My review reflects my experience with Dr. Zhang's Dizzyness & Balance Center at Dent Neurological, and not Dr. Zhang specifically. I have a long history of well diagnosed balance disorders. I found their testing facilities much better than I experienced elsewhere, but their diagnoses ignored my...Read More
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