Dr. Maria Dongas, MD

Dr. Maria Dongas, MD

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Neurology  ·  
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53 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Maria Dongas, MD is a neurology specialist in Nashville, TN. She specializes in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, and more.Read her story

Centennial Neuroscience

330 23rd Ave N Ste 140

Nashville, TN 37203
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Top Care Areas

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Dongas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Dongas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dongas "Maria Dongas, MD, is a board-certified neurologist. Her specialties are sleep medicine, neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. Dongas received her medical degree from St. Louis University College of Medicine in Baguio City, Philippines. She completed a residency in neurology at University Hospital in Newark, NJ, and completed a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. She is also board certified by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and will work with The Sleep Disorders Center at TriStar Centennial Medical Center to provide care to patients with sleep disorders."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dongas "We are committed to providing the highest quality service in the most compassionate manner possible."

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Sleep Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

77  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
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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

  • St. Louis University College Of Medicine-Philippines
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center-Philippines, New York Medical Hospital-Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dongas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dongas' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dongas to family and friends
29 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Dongas' 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 (11)

Dr. Dongas is great. She takes time to listen to my concerns, answers questions I have, and treats me as though I were her only patient.
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I would certainly recommend Dr. Dongas. She is very easy to talk to and causes you to feel confident in her information.
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Ted Ingram's initial appointment was February 1. She saw us in Dickson. She spent considerable time with us, which I (Judy) really appreciated. We will see her in six months. On February 13, I called the Nashville office to report the anxiety that Ted was having, he has Parkinsons. I told her...more
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Dr. Dongas is a good and thorough doctor. However, trying to get through to her office on the phone is almost impossible. The same is true for leaving a message and waiting on a reply - almost impossible to get a call back. We are taking our brain business elsewhere.
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Thank you for your feedback. We are always sad to hear someone had trouble reaching our office. We want all of our patients to be able to communicate with our office easily, so we will re-examine our phone procedures.

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Dr. Dongas is an absolute professional. She is always on time and somehow manages to take her time with my mother. She is very patient. Awesome Neurologist!
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Thank you so much for taking the time to share these thoughts. Our staff will pass along the kind words!

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