Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD

Dr. Lixin Zhang, MD

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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)
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBS-RMSCO
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Epilepsy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

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

9  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.

Education

  • 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

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zhang to family and friends
28 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Zhang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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....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...more
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Misdiagnosed me for depression when I had a traumatic brain injury
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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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