Dr. Michael Happel, MD

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Dr. Michael Happel, MD

Neurology | Male

Northlake Neurological Institute 110 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 325, Metairie, LA 70005 Get Directions

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Dr. Happel specializes in Neurology and practices in Metairie, LA. He practices at 3 locations.

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Dr. Happel's Review Details
3.6 based on 19 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Happel
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Happel's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (18)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (17)
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in Metairie, LA |
Very pleasant, thorough, and companionate. Spoke freely of his thoughts without acting like a Know it all.
in Oxford, MS |
Excellent bedside manner!!! Very compassionate & empathetic!!!!
in New Orleans, LA |
rude receptionist. loud television. old and dated office
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Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

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    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

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Earl K Long Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Louisiana State Medical School-New Orleans, La
    Medical Center Of Louisiana At N O

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Happel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Happel's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Happel

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients