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Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Grindstaff

Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD is a neurology specialist in Crystal Lake, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurology.


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(815) 455-1800

Dr. Grindstaff accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Grindstaff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grindstaff treats Thrombosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Grindstaff treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grindstaff treats Gait Abnormality more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Grindstaff treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grindstaff treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Grindstaff treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Grindstaff's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • 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
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • 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
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD is a neurology specialist in Crystal Lake, IL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1999
American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
Medical School
1999

Awards

Dr. Grindstaff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Grindstaff

2.4

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
28%
(7)
4 Stars
8%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
60%
(15)

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Arrogant. Dismissive. Laughed at my pain. Still waiting for Office Manager to call me after situation. Waited 5 weeks to get in and this happened. Horrible.
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I met with Dr. Grindataff a couple of times many years in between. He was very kind and caring. I felt very comfortable. He did not rush and listened to what I had to say. The 2nd time, I had a different issue, and my first choice was Dr Grindstaff. So I made an appointment. I then saw Dr....Read More
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We were very pleased with this Doctor. My husband is the patient. Dr. Was personable, thorough in explanation, took as much time as we needed. And made us feel very ccomfortable. We met twice and each time was very good. Yes, we would recommend! Only one thing, the room we were placed in, you...Read More
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Dr. Grindstaff came in acting as he had no interest in my husband's case. We were referred to him by another specialist because he feels there is something wrong with his central nervous system. Dr. Grindstaff just said he didn't feel it was a "brain problem" and told us to go back to the other...Read More
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No exam nor history prior to EMG, including contraindications that would affect results. Report was as minimal as possible. Did not test all nerves/muscles indicated. Did not clean/prep the area. Room had a wrapper on the floor. Horrible bedside manner. Rude/standoffish. Rushed. Felt I was...Read More
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