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Dr. Lynn Rankin, MD

Neurology ·  Female · Age 56

Dr. Rankin

Dr. Lynn Rankin, MD is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine and specializes in neurology.


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(515) 241-4200

Dr. Rankin accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Dr. Rankin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rankin treats Migraine more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rankin treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rankin treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Rankin treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rankin performs Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Rankin performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Botox® for Migraine Treatment
  • Botox® for the Bladder

Dr. Rankin's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lynn Rankin, MD is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from University Of Iowa College Of Medicine and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Iowa College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
U Ariz
Residency Hospital
1989
Stony Brook University Hospital S U N Y Health Sciences Center
Internship Hospital
1992
1989

Awards

Dr. Rankin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rankin

4.0

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
10%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
20%
(2)

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Focused on my quality of life rather than arbitrary measurements. Asked me to rank my symptoms my most disturbing, and offered recommendations for alleviating the symptoms I prioritized. Listens, respectful, takes time (spent nearly an hour with me), thorough (retook tests herself to confirm...Read More
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May be great with migraines and botox injections, Not sure her experience supports a broader scope. She totally misdiagnosed me. Glad I got a second opinion.
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I won’t recommend Dr. Lynn Rankin to anyone she is a quack that doesn’t care about her patients more then getting them in and out. I went to her for two years and finally walked away to find someone better and who cares for their patients instead of money. She wont listen to a patient she just...Read More
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My mother went to see her and I went along. She is so compassionate and listens. She was so reassuring and gave us answers - unlike a couple other neurologists we'd seen.
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