Dr. Paul Babikian, MD

Dr. Paul Babikian, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Paul Babikian, MD is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurology.

1111 6th Ave # A100

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 358-0011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Babikian performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Babikian's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

77  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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

  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Ia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babikian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babikian's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babikian to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Babikian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (7)

No empathy for my daughter who is mentally disabled. Gave us 5 minutes to get her into his exam room. Then after 2 minutes, decided he would not see her. Very disappointed in his lack of compassion and understanding.
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I have been in the care of Dr. Babikian for over 20 years for epilepsy. He has listened, explained and diagnosed to my highest levels of expectation!
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I have gone to Dr. Babikian for several years, and have been very pleased. He never seems rushed, and always listens to me. I would highly recommend him.
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Run! He is ego centered Seems to think so highly of himself there is hardly any room for patients questions. Ive met a lot of doctors but none with more of a God complex. It was emotionally disturbing visit.
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Was not interested in my symptoms at all. Made me a three month followup and his office refuses to se me earlier when my symptoms are not getting better. His nurse resonds after 4-5 days and simply states I will make a note of that. Worst care I have ever seen.
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