Dr. Michael Forbes, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 40

Dr. Michael Forbes, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Forbes has more experience with Epilepsy and Headache than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Forbes to book an appointment.

Dr. Forbes

UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic

194 Finley Golf Course Rd Ste 200 Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Forbes is affiliated with University of North Carolina Hospital Chapel Hill, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Forbes

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Forbes treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Forbes treats other conditions, please contact the office at (984) 974-4401.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Dr. Forbes is experienced in the area of Epilepsy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
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Fever-Induced Seizure
Epilepsy
Seizure Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Dr. Forbes is experienced in the area of Headache. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Migraine
Headache
Tension Headache
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Check Dr. Forbes' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Forbes' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Function Testing
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Meningitis
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Wada Test
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

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(984) 974-4401

Dr. Forbes accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

Dr. Forbes' Reviews

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    Dr. Forbes is a nasty man!! When he treated me he was demeaning, hypocritical, God complex/ he thinks he has a degree in psychology. Another words watch out they're all profilers who falsify their experiences. I wouldn't recommend him even treat my cat!!!
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Michael Forbes, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Forbes has more experience with Epilepsy and Headache than other specialists...Read more

    Specialties

    • Neurology

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Michael Forbes, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Michael Forbes, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Forbes frequently treats Epilepsy and Headache. See all practice areas where Dr. Forbes specializes.

    Where is Dr. Michael Forbes, MD's office located?

    Dr. Forbes' office is located at 194 Finley Golf Course Rd Ste 200, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Michael Forbes, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Forbes has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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    Locations

    UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic

    UNC Hospitals Neurology Clinic194 Finley Golf Course Rd Ste 200 Chapel Hill, NC 27517
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    • Hours
      • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
      • Sat: closed
      • Sun: closed
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Forbes is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    University of North Carolina Hospital

    Chapel Hill, NC

    80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)