Dr. Mark Fortson, MD

Dr. Mark Fortson, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Fortson, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Dubuque, IA. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

2255 John F Kennedy Rd Ste 21

Dubuque, IA 52002

Contact Information

(563) 582-4357

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 83% of peers
Trigeminal Neuralgia
normal
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Fortson does not have any board certifications listed.

64

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Grady Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fortson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fortson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fortson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fortson to family and friends
3.4
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Fortson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fortson accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Fortson has admitting privileges

The Finley Hospital
350 N Grandview Ave
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