Dr. Michael Tennison, MD

Pediatric NeurologyMaleAge 72

Dr. Michael Tennison, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 1975. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tennison to book an appointment.

Dr. Tennison

UNC Hospitals Children's Specialty Clinic

101 Manning Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Tennison's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Tennison performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Tennison performs this procedure more than 26% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram

Dr. Tennison's conditions and procedures:

  • Ataxia
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Myoclonus
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor

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(984) 974-1401

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Dr. Tennison's Reviews

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4.2

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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (8)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (7)
  • Explained conditions well (7)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (1)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (1)
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He immediately diagnosed my daughter with infantile spasms, expedited her work up and treatment. He was kind and patient. Her seizures stopped and 9 years later, she’s still doing great! We are so grateful for his expertise and care. We would recommend him without hesitation.
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Aug 29, 2019
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This doctor was fantastic. He was able to diagnose our daughter's suspected seizure as gastric reflux, after another hospital failed to do so. He was very attentive, kind, and experienced. He does not push unnecessary medications, and carefully evaluates a patient taking in all facets and symptoms. We drove 3 hours to get here and waited a month to see him but I would do it again in a heartbeat. Having the right doctor the first time is critical, and I haven't met a better one.
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Raleigh, NC – Sep 13, 2017
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My daughter, who has a genetic illness, was admitted to the hospital when she developed a new neurological symptom. Despite the fact that she had just increased one of her Rxs that was well known (we found out later) to interact with another Rx she took to cause that symptom, Dr. Tennison insisted her problem was psychological. When we found a competent dr. and decreased the Rx, her symptoms disappeared the same day. Worse doctor.
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Chapel Hill, NC – May 18, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Michael Tennison, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
1975
Internship Hospital
1984
UNC-Chapel Hill, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, NC, USA
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Harvard Medical School
Medical School
,

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Dr. Tennison frequently treats EEG (Electroencephalogram), Ataxia, and Cerebral Palsy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tennison treats.

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

Dr. Tennison's office is located at 101 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

UNC Hospitals Children's Specialty Clinic

UNC Hospitals Children's Specialty Clinic101 Manning Dr Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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