Dr. Robert MacDonald, MD

Dr. Robert MacDonald, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology | Male | 63 years old

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Dr. MacDonald specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology and practices in Kingsport, TN. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr MacDonald was useless in helping me care for my father with Alzheimer's. He would not help me prevent him from driving, although he told me to not let him drive. He would not correctly diagnose my father's level of Alzheimer's by adding points to a memory test.
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    •  Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Confusion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Menstrual Migraine
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Emory University

      Completed in 1983

      University Iowa

      Completed in 1981

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Clinical Neurophysiology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation