Dr. Michael Happel, MD

Dr. Michael Happel, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(24)
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Dr. Michael Happel, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.

110 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 325

Metairie, LA 70005

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Migraine
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
45

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Restylane® Injections

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Earl K Long Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Louisiana State Medical School-New Orleans, La
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical Center Of Louisiana At N O
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Happel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Happel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Happel to family and friends
3.4
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Happel's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Kenner, LA |
Have been seeing Dr Happel 3-4 X a year for over 10 years. Despite the changes physicians are faced with (crunch times by insurance & other government restrictions to health care) his patient/doctor visit HAS NOT changed. He continues to be thoroughly invested in himself & oath as a DOCTOR & YOUR...more
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New Orleans, LA |
I have never been able to see Dr. Happel any sooner than 45 minutes to an hour after my scheduled appointment, and have waited longer than that. I feel doctors should demonstrate respect for patients' schedules, and feel total disregard by this office. Happel's Metairie office staff is apathetic...more
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in Independence, LA |
Very compassionate doctor, he has been my doctor for over 15 years. Used to drive from Alexandria to Metairie to see him, a 4 hour drive. He is very empathetic with the patient's situation. One of the best I have been treated by!
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in Metairie, LA |
Very pleasant, thorough, and companionate. Spoke freely of his thoughts without acting like a Know it all.
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in Oxford, MS |
Excellent bedside manner!!! Very compassionate & empathetic!!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Happel accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Happel has admitting privileges

East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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