Dr. Richard Zweifler, MD is a vascular neurology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in vascular neurology and neurology.


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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Zweifler accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Zweifler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zweifler treats Thrombosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zweifler treats this condition more than 98% 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
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zweifler treats Cerebral Artery Thrombosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Zweifler treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Stroke
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zweifler treats Stroke more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Zweifler treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Stroke
  • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
  • Bilateral Stroke
  • Brainstem Strokes

Dr. Zweifler'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
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Zweifler earned his medical degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA in 1990 after receiving his BSE in Bioengineering, Magna Cum Laude, in 1986 from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Zweifler' s post graduate t...

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

1995
U Calif San Diego
Fellowship Hospital
1994
U Calif San Diego
Residency Hospital
1991
Ochsner Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED
Medical School
1986
University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School
1995
1994
1991
1990
1986

Awards

Dr. Zweifler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zweifler

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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