Dr. Richard Finkelman, MD

Dr. Richard Finkelman, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(22)
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Dr. Richard Finkelman, MD is a neurology specialist in Dover, NH and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1983 and specializes in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

158 NH Route 108

Dover, NH 03820

Contact Information

(603) 749-0913

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

EMG (Electromyography)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 91% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • 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)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Hampshire.

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

  • Cornell
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • New Rochelle Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Boston University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • New Eng Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Finkelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Finkelman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finkelman to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Finkelman's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Look No further. Dr. Finkelman is the one. He is brilliant, kind and humorous. His diagnosis was accurate and immediate. I can't thank him enough!
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Dr. Finkleman is an excellent doctor . Very thorough , down to earth , easy to understand too . I will definitely entrust him with any other neurological issues I may have in the future .
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Dr Finkelman may perhaps be the best neurologist I have seen, and I have seen many since attaining a brain injury in 1976. Many factors make him the best. He is kind first of all and very down to earth, but match that with his high intelligence in his field makes him the go to neurologist. I...more
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i would highly recommend this dr. who treated me for many years for a rare neurological disease called denny-brown syndrome he was the only one to identify this condition after seeing many other doctors respectfully submitted w. kress r.n.
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The Dr.listened to my concerns and addressed them in a professional manner, taking time to explain terms I didn't know. Will be gladly following up on his recommendations. Pulled no punches. Was direct but also kind.
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