Dr. Mahmood Akhavi, MD

Dr. Mahmood Akhavi, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mahmood Akhavi, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Garland, TX. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Read his story

315 N Shiloh Rd Ste 103

Garland, TX 75042

Contact Information

(972) 494-1100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parkinsonism
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Akhavi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Akhavi "Graduated from Tehran University Medical School in 1968. Internal medicine internship at Roger Williams General Hospital affiliated with Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island in 1971-1972. Neurology residency at University of Nebraska Medical School, Omaha, Nebraska, 1972-1974. Neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, 1974-1977, Houston, Texas. Chief Neurology Resident, 1976-1977, at Baylor College of Medicine. Neurophysiology Fellowship University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, 1977-1978. United States Air Force General Neurology, Willford Hall, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas, 1978-1981. Since 1981 practicing adult neurology and neurophysiology in Garland, Texas at Garland Neurological Clinic."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akhavi "Taking care of patients with neurological problems, as soon as possible, and to the best of my ability, with care and compassion."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
68

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Teheran University / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Tehran Med Sch/Roger Willia
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • U Nebr Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • U Tex Hlth Sci Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Akhavi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akhavi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akhavi to family and friends
3.7
based on 14 total reviews
Dr. Akhavi's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Akhavi accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Akhavi has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Garland
2300 Marie Curie Dr
Garland, TX 75042
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