Dr. Neil Lava, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(29)
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Dr. Neil Lava, MD
Dr. Neil Lava, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Lava is affiliated with Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory University Hospital.

YERKES RESEARCH CENTER EMORY

1365 CLIFTON RD NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Contact Information

(404) 778-3444

Dr. Neil Lava, MD

Dr. Neil Lava, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Lava's Experience

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Dr. Lava'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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Neurology
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
72

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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 Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Ej Meyer Buffalo Genl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lava has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lava's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lava to family and friends
3.7
based on 29 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Lava'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Phenix City, AL |
This man has done nothing for me but waste my time and defraud Medicaid by collecting payments. Heralded as an "expert", I have yet to see any of his institutional knowledge put to use. This man issued a prescription to me based on the results of 4 months old data. The pharmacy FORTUNATELY DID NOT FILL IT BECAUSE IT WOULD HAVE BEEN TOXIC. After some due diligence I have made some interesting discoveries. Next stop the civil rights division of the Department of Health and Human Services. AVOID!
in Atlanta, GA |
I see Dr. Neil Lava for my RRMS. Out of the 4 Neurologists I've seen he has listened to my concerns and promptly set up therapies which have helped immensely. He is top notch at Emory and I'm so glad I found him a few years ago. He also referred me to a Rheumatologist who diagnosed my Systemic Scleroderma. I am so appreciative of his care.
in Cumming, GA |
Excellent bedside manner including phenomenal sense of humor which I have needed on more than one occasion dealing with trigeminal neuralgia. He has also directed me more than once to providers to help me with other health conditions he has helped diagnose. I consider him a first rate advisor and wouldn't trade him for anyone!
Duluth, GA |
I would NOT recommend this doctor. I went to see him and he would not listen to me. He did not give me a diagnosis nor a treatment plan. Terrible experience!!!
in Dallas, GA |
He spent over 40 mins in the exam room taking my history and listening to my concerns. He answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable and confident in his care.
in Atlanta, GA |
I wasn't thrilled, he was good at what he does but didn't listen to me or let me answer questions. I didn't feel like he took me seriously and brushed off my concerns
in Atlanta, GA |
He spent no time with me and I never got a diagnosis.
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Dr. Lava accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Lava has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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