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Dr. Samir Al-Kabbani, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Al-Kabbani

Dr. Samir Al-Kabbani, MD is a neurology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1979 and specializes in neurology.


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(865) 531-9430

Dr. Al-Kabbani accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Al-Kabbani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats Migraine more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Epilepsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats Epilepsy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Al-Kabbani treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Centrotemporal Epilepsy
  • Continuous Spike-Wave During Slow Sleep Syndrome
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic Absences
  • Epilepsy With Myoclonic-Astatic Crisis
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Familial, Infantile Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Dominant Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Neonatal, Recessive Form
  • Epilepsy, Benign, Occipital
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Mesial, Temporal Lobe
  • Epilepsy, Familial, Temporal Lobe, 4
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized
  • Epilepsy, Idiopathic Generalized, Susceptibility to
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 1
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 2
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 3
  • Epilepsy, Nocturnal, Frontal Lobe Type 4
  • Epilepsy, Partial, Familial
  • Epilepsy, Progressive, Myoclonic 3
  • Infant Epilepsy With Migrant Focal Crisis
  • Intractable Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Absence Epilepsy
  • Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Photosensitive Epilepsy
  • Post-Traumatic Epilepsy
  • Refractory Epilepsy
  • Sleep-Related Epilepsy
  • Temporal Epilepsy, Familial
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Dr. Al-Kabbani'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 Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • 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
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

About Me

Biography

Dr. Samir Al-Kabbani, MD is a neurology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Education

St Louis University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Wake Forest University Baptist Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
University Of Damascus
Medical School
1979

Languages

  • German
  • English

Dr. Al-Kabbani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Al-Kabbani

1.8

Based on 37 reviews

5 Stars
16.216216216216218%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.7027027027027026%
(1)
2 Stars
13.513513513513514%
(5)
1 Star
67.56756756756756%
(25)

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To put it shortly, he is terrible. I have seen him for five years, you wait for hours and talk to him for maybe 1.5-2 minutes, then he writes refills and leaves. He most recently screwed me out of getting my dream job because he was TOO LAZY to write 3 sentences on a piece of paper and sign it...Read More
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He is not very thorough. More impressed with changing medicines. Told my granddaughtet, that was not his patient that she was fat and over weight, she was only 17yo. Very rude to personel. Will not release medical records to new dr.
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Dr kabami came to it hospital in the middle of the night when I had a stroke and lost my eyesight. I was not even his patient but he got out of bed anyway to help a stranger. He saved my sight in my left eye and my life due to a stroke.He put a stent in my inner carotid some very few doctors can...Read More
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You can tell a lot by the staff they have. I rated a 1 because there wasn't anything lower to rate. I have had testing done to determine I very possibly have MS. The symptoms are worse almost weekly there is something more going on. Instead of bringing me back in for a sooner appt to discuss the...Read More
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Not enough room for all complaints; here's the biggest ones: 1) can't get human on phone at anytime( even during office hrs- their policy is leave msg- call back w/I 72 hrs., 2) never ran any tests- but diagnosed me w/ EPILEPSY, 3) pushes newest meds on MKT., 4) after 1st visit, never spends more...Read More
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