Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD

Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD

Neurology  |  
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Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Weifang Medical College in 1987 and specializes in neurology.

3980 Sheridan Dr

Amherst, NY 14226

Contact Information

(716) 250-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

Conditions Treated

  • Balance Disorders
  • Concussion
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Weifang Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Millard Fillmore Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zhang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zhang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zhang to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
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Dr. Zhang's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Buffalo, NY
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...more
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in Buffalo ny
Misdiagnosed me for depression when I had a traumatic brain injury
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in North Tonawanda, NY
More of the same in regards to Dr. Zhang. Very cold, and did not listen to what I had to say. Took a quick look at MRI, and after I told him that I had no history of anxiety in my family, at the end of the appointment, blamed my symptoms on anxiety and my "family history of anxiety". The man...more
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in Tonawanda, NY
I saw Dr. Zhang as a first time patient. After reading his terrible reviews online I should have cancelled but was desperate and no one else had openings. He was cold, refused to listen or look at my medical records and did a very brief physical exam. He tried to blame my symptoms on anxiety and...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Your comments will be passed on to our clinical operations team. Take Care, S., Brand Specialist at DENT - Please note, providers do not directly respond to reviews.

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in Buffalo, NY
I went to see this person because I was experiencing dizzy spells. After 5 minutes of "tests" he told me that nothing was wrong and that my dizziness was caused by anxiety and he would prescribe anti-anxiety medication. Seems like this is his M.O. I couldn't get out of there fast enough. Now I...more
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