Dr. Qahtan Abdulfattah, MD

Dr. Qahtan Abdulfattah, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine •  Male • Age 56

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Qahtan Abdulfattah, MD is a Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist in Brooksville, FL. Dr. Abdulfattah has more experience with Headache and Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Oak Hill Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Abdulfattah to book an appointment.


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The Headache & Neurology Clinic

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(352) 596-8344
The Headache & Neurology Clinic11323 Cortez Blvd Brooksville, FL 34613
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Dr. Abdulfattah's Reviews

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Accepts cash only, (no cards), rude staff and excessive wait times. This Dr. Has a terrible bedside manner and is very condescending. Even when they are open, they let the phone go to an automated answering service that has no functioning system. I wish there was less than one star to give. This guy has zero idea how to run a business and comes off as somebody who could care less after you pay cash in advance. Be warned.
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May 01, 2020
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Vary likely he is a great doctor, listen to you, & helps to find the best medication for your problem.
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Kristin Armitage – Nov 19, 2019
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Straight forward and to the point. Very professional staff. I am pleased with the experience.
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Sep 06, 2019
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Dr Farrah was excellent in determining my husbands issues with hypertension!!
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Dee – Sep 06, 2019
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Dr Fattah took the time to review my extensive history when I came in as a new patient. He worked with me for over a month (due to me having Mast Cell Activation Syndrome) to find the right medication for my needs. Very impressed. The office staff are by far some of the nicest people I’ve met. Their professionalism and patience in working with me has been superb. Appointments have been easy to make and my questions have always been answered promptly even if it was to say they would get me an answer by the end of the day. When I had a prescription issue the ladies there helped me to work with my pharmacy to get the special order medication and the doctor/reception team were also able to give me samples to tithe me over until the medication could be ordered.
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Christina K in Spring Hill , FL – Jun 28, 2019
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My husband went to this doctor with a referral (which our insurance doesn't require) from our PC to have a nerve test done. The day of the appointment he repeated why he was there and was taken into an exam room and told the doctor would be in to do the test in few minutes. The doctor never did the test, only telling my husband he had swelling, not explaining anything more, and to come back the next day. The front desk was questioned why the test was not done and said it was because our insurance required him to be an established patient. We called our insurance and found that was an outright lie and they were outraged at this treatment. When I called to question them the story changed several times from it's office policy to it's your insurance to if he had a referral... This office is not only very unprofessional (you can tell by the lax way they answer their phones) but very dishonest and only out for money. DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR IF YOU WANT HONEST, DECENT CARE!
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Jill in SPRING HILL, FL – May 17, 2019
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I have been seeing Dr. Abdulfattah for a few years now and I can say that he is very caring and listens to me and does not rush me. He takes all the time I need. The girls in the office are all very nice.
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Linda in Homosassa, FL – Feb 27, 2019
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I have been seeing Dr. Abdulfattah for several years for chronic migraine. He has always been thorough, patient and pleasant about explaining everything. He is up to date on treatments and accepts patient input graciously. His "chairside manner" is wonderful. He is warm and friendly to talk to. He is the best neurologist I have ever been to! And his office staff is fantastic!! I never have to wait more than 5 minutes.
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Lynn Applegate in Spring Hill, FL – Aug 10, 2018
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My father had a stroke & apparently Mr. Fattah saw him at Oak Hill hospital but was so unremarkable no one in my family remembers him examining my father (including my father) Maybe he examined him when he was asleep or didn't introduce himself. Both are bad. We are waiting on the records but I personally suspect insurance fraud. I tried to make an appointment with another neurologist and was told with Access Healthcare that's not possible unless he waits 3 years. Scared to be compared? Suspect!
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Nilay in Weeki Wachee, FL – Jun 08, 2018
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The worst doctor I have ever had. I had to pay cash for him to do my paper I needed for court and they change me per page and they also had me go every other month for him to let me keep my license!?? That has never happened to me before, I’ve been seizure free for well over three years and he was acting like I have them nonstop. I will never go back and would never recommend him to anyone even if they’re my worst enemy!
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Brooksville Florida – Apr 25, 2018
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I have had the displeasure of meeting with a different neurologist before finding Dr, Fattah. He cares about me as a patient and is always available when I need him. He takes time to go over everything in the office and I never feel rushed to get out. I would and have recommended him to friends and family.
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Alicia Newton in Brooksville, FL – Jan 30, 2018
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I made appointment with him about a month ago because I had numbness on the right side of my head and pain. The numbness went away by the time I went to my appointment today, he asked me why I was here and I told him I had numbness but it went away he said to me don't worry about it he thinks it's coming from my neck and and that was about it he is very arrogant I wish I read the reviews before going to him it was a waste of time I would not recommend him to nobody
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Spring Hill, FL – Jul 25, 2017
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I went to him trying to figure out why I can't regulate my body temperature. I explained what was going on and he told me to stop trying to find out what wrong and learn to live with it. I would not recommend him to a dead dog.
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Spring Hill, FL – May 31, 2017
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I think he is the best in Brooksville.
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Marilynn Smith in Spring Hill, FL – Apr 17, 2017
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Dr. Fattah is the most arrogrant, cold , insensitive neurologist I ever had the displeasure of being around. Very early after my father had a major stroke my father was referred to this......person...during the recovery period Dr. Fatah stated IN FRONT OF MY DAD, who was also a Dr., that after three months after the stroke he would show no improvement. That information is not only erroneous, but he should have told myself or my family in private. Before hearing this he was speaking.
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brian in Tampa, FL – Feb 28, 2017
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I took my wife to Oak Hill on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 with symptoms of having had a stroke. They performed multiple test and said Dr. Abdulfattah was on call and wold be in to see her as well as 15 other people who needed a neurologist to review their test results and order appropriate treatments. It has been 30 hours now and n one knows where he is. This DR. clearly has no regard for the staff of patients. I can not stress how unprofessional he is!
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Bruce Wilkerson in Homosassa, FL – Sep 19, 2016
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Dr. Fattah was great. He listened to me and responded appropriately. All I needed from him was a referral to a neurosurgeon and he gave it to me with no problem. I woudl definitely recommend him!
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Jenn K in Spring Hill, FL – May 03, 2016
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Practice Areas

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

Migraine
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah treats Migraine more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah treats this condition more than 84% of their peers

Headache
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah treats Headache more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah treats Essential Tremor more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Epilepsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah treats Epilepsy more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah treats this condition more than 63% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abdulfattah performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 42% of their peers

Dr. Abdulfattah performs this procedure more than 42% of their peers

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Dr. Abdulfattah's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • 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 Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • 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
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Board Certified Neurologist Serving Hernando County

Specialties

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

2004
State University Of New York
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Oak Hill Hospital

Brooksville, FL

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)