Dr. Stanley Appel, MD

Dr. Stanley Appel, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine  ·  
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Age 85
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Dr. Stanley Appel, MD is a neuromuscular medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1960 and specializes in neuromuscular medicine.

6560 Fannin St Ste 802

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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. Appel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anterior Horn Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Anterior Horn Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Polyneuropathy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Polyneuropathy more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
Sleep Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Appel treats Sleep Disorders more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Appel treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. Appel's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stanley Appel, MD is a neuromuscular medicine specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1960 and specializes in neuromuscular medicine.

Specialties

  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1966
Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
Residency Hospital
1962
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1961
Massachusetts General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1960
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1966
1962
1961
1960

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Appel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Appel

3.3

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Stanley Appel is awesome! I went to two different major hospital systems and can say with confidence that my experience with Dr. Appel and his team is notches above the others. His entire staff is great. He has dedicated his life to the research of motor neuron diseases and truly cares about...Read More
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Told me my symptoms were all in my imagination and trying to challenge my father in an arguement of his findings when my father said nothing to provoke his actions causing more emotional damage than he did anything. This was several years ago and I had a spinal fusion done by J. Kevin Kaufman who...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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