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Dr. Mark Puricelli, DO

Neurology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Puricelli

Dr. Mark Puricelli, DO is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Puricelli accepts the following insurance:

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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
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Medicaid
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Special Needs Plan SNP
PHCS
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Dr. Puricelli's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puricelli treats Migraine more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Puricelli treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puricelli treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Puricelli treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puricelli performs Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Puricelli performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Botox® for Migraine Treatment
  • Botox® for the Bladder

Dr. Puricelli's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Mark Puricelli, DO is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

St Louis University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1998
Pine Grove Recovery Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Normandy Osteopath Hosp
Internship Hospital
1988
Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1998
1989
1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Puricelli's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Puricelli

1.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
17.647058823529413%
(6)
4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
79.41176470588235%
(27)

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“Diagnosed” my mother’s extreme arm pain as having hit her crazy bone & suggested a elbow pad because her arm was too skinny. Actually was a blood clot in her upper arm that needed surgery. He is incompetent.
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I have suffered from migraines for many years, and I was looking for a change in my medication. I was referred to Dr. Puricelli. He did not do any tests on me, and he prescribed a medicine that my insurance denied. As it turns out, he could have avoided this if he would have just looked at my...Read More
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Was in and out in under ten minutes. Spent 1-2 of those minutes skimming through my chart because he hadn't read it ahead of time. Came to him for two conditions; he told me he doesn't know much about them, so instead tried to treat me for a third. Prescribed me a new medication; when I asked...Read More
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Didnt look at my file. Didnt address anythingI was sent for. Took less than 5 mins...belittled me & left me with no answers. Awful experience...i will wait 6 months to get into another neurologist
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Smart and good at what he does.
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