Dr. Marcos Cruz, MD

Dr. Marcos Cruz, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  |  
Male  |  
41 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Marcos Cruz, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in Hendersonville, TN. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

C & C Neurological Associates, PLLC

353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 128

Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 95% of peers
Seizure Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 67% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Puerto Rico, St. Christopher Hospital for Children
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center, St. Christopher Hospital for Children
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cruz to family and friends
4.3
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cruz'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)

Portland, TN |
Excellent Doctor, very thorough. The passion for his job very much shows.
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in Hendersonville, TN |
I would be giving 5 stars but the office staff is horrible. No one ever answers the phone or checks messages as no one returns calls. As a concerned parent, this is important if I have questions about my childs health. Dr. Cruz and his nurses are awesome but his office staff needs to get it...more
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in Murfreesboro, TN |
My child is complex AND challenging. When no one believed that there was an issue with my child's behaviour change, he stepped in, had him admitted to the hospital for a second time in a week and personally went to see him several times until he figured out the problem. He listens to the family and...more
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Hendersonville, TN |
Never actually got to see Dr Cruz due to the unprofessional manner of his office staff. Called many times and couldn't get through or the computers were down. When I did reach someone, she was very defensive, which didn't bring out my best qualities. When you are concerned about your child's health...more
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Hendersonville, TN |
Dr. Cruz has a very nice bedside manner. However, you can never reach anyone at the front desk. EVERYTIME I called, I had to leave a message. Even when I left a message, they didn't call back in a timely manner, I ALWAYS had to call again. The offices could definitely use some pictures. An hour...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cruz accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cruz has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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Tristar Hendersonville Medical Center
355 New Shackle Island Rd
Hendersonville, TN 37075
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Sumner Regional Medical Center
555 Hartsville Pike
Gallatin, TN 37066
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