Dr. Michael Vavra, MD

Dr. Michael Vavra, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(12)
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Dr. Michael Vavra, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Clyde, NC. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 8 years.

600 Hospital Dr Ste 9

Clyde, NC 28721

Contact Information

(828) 452-0331

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • 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
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vavra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vavra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vavra to family and friends
4.2
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Vavra's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Waynesville |
Dr. Vavra is one of the most humble, kind doctors I have ever met. I have been seeing him for about a year and a half. On my first visit, he spent well over an hour with me, even past closing time to learn my medical history. He really seems to want to help his patients and not only listens, but...more
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in Sylva, NC |
Seemed genuinely interested in helping me identify and resolve my health issues. Been looking for a doctor who is knowledgeable and who cares...I'd recommend him to anyone seeking answers to difficult medical problems involving neurology.
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in Topton, NC |
Very kind doctor, my first Neuro was nice but that was it. Dr. V as I call him is kind and very informative. I don't leave with questions unanswered and he always makes sure I understand. And if I think of a Q, after I leave I can call. Sometimes there is a wait to see him but that's cause he takes...more
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in Marshall, NC |
A caring doctor who actually LISTENS to you...the patient. He thinks outside the box and works with his patients to find answers to problems no one else wants to take the time to do. He is a great doc.
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in Cullowhee, NC |
Dr. Vavra is wonderful. When I had some MRIs done, he sat down, went over the films with me, and explained everything that was on the films. I have never had a doctor do this with me before. He is willing to try alternatives for migraines such as vitamins and supplements ex B2,feverfew rather than...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vavra accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Vavra has admitting privileges

Harris Regional Hospital
68 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
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Haywood Medical Center
262 Leroy George Dr
Clyde, NC 28721
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