Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD

Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Paul Grindstaff, MD is a neurology specialist in Crystal Lake, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in neurology.

750 E Terra Cotta Ave Ste A

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Contact Information

(815) 455-1800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Concussion Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Grindstaff'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Grindstaff does not have any board certifications listed.

48  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Grindstaff has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Grindstaff has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Grindstaff's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Grindstaff to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Grindstaff's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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....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...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...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...more
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Well I am very confused at Dr. Grindstaff's reviews. One of them said, she had no diagnosis after a hospital stay, and all their tests. Did Dr. Grindstaff order these tests? Why didn't you take over your own medical decisions? Like calling up the hospital that these tests were performed. Also if...more
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