Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD

Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Manuel Vergara, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lawrenceville, NJ. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Read his story

3131 Princeton Pike Bldg 202

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Vertigo
very high
more than 96% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
very high
more than 93% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Vergara's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vergara "Dr. Vergara received his bachelor's degree from The Salesiano Juan del Rizzo School in Bogota, Colombia in 1981. He continued his studies at The Javeriana University, Colombia, where he earned his medical degree in 1988. He then joined the Colombian Red Cross in Bogota where he worked as an attending physician in the emergency room. He later relocated to the United States, completing his internship in Internal Medicine from 1993 to 1994. He served his Neurology residency from 1994 to 1997 at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate/Kings County Hospitals acting as Chief Resident of Neurology during his last residency year. After his residency, Dr. Vergara did his Neuromuscular Fellowship at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans which he completed in 1998. Since then he has been in private practice with the Lawrenceville Neurology Center. He is Board Certified in Neurology, Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology and Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and has also received his Board Certification from the American Board of Elecrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM). He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and a fellow member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vergara "Specialists in the treatment of disorders of the nervous system, the physicians at Lawrenceville Neurology Center address diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. In practice since 1981, you can rely on us for the diagnosis and treatment of multiple neurologic disorders including, but not limited to: Headaches, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy (seizures), strokes and cerebrovascular disorders, peripheral neuropathies, myopathies, myasthenia and other neuromuscular diseases. Combining extensive experience, compassion and the latest technology, we continually strive to provide the best and most comprehensive neurologic care available."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Vascular Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • 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
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Somatosensory Evoked Potential (SSEP)
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Salesiano Juan del Rizzo School, Bogota, Colombia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Pontificial Javeriana University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Suny Downstate/kings Co
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Luisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vergara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vergara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vergara to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Vergara's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Lawrenceville, NJ |
He is the best - patient, understanding and very thorough.
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monroe township, nj |
Dr. Vergara is thorough, patient, kind, and has excellent knowledge of stroke care, prevention and maintenance.
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in trenton, nj |
Dr Vergara is pleasant & knowledgeable. He listens, takes his time and provides needed information. The staff at Lawrenceville office is kind & helpful.
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in princeton, nj |
My experience with Dr Vergara has been nothing but perfect. He is a very kind and caring doctor. Always spent as much time as I needed with him. I also consider himto be very good in what he does. He is very thorough in his treatment.
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in New Jersey |
Dr Vergara is very friendly and very patient. He takes his time with you and explains what's going on with you. He is also very through. He has no problem ruling out possible problems. I like that. I always have a great experience with him. Great doctor
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Hospitals where Dr. Vergara has admitting privileges

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
1 Plainsboro Rd
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
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