Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD

Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD is a neurology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

7607 Forest Ave Ste 300

Richmond, VA 23229

Contact Information

(804) 288-2742

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Optic Neuritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diplopia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Myasthenia Gravis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Thurston's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

75  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thurston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thurston's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thurston to family and friends
18 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Thurston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Thurston is always very professional, knowledgeable, and helpful. He has been my neurologist for years and I recommend him to family and friends. The new office location is convenient and the parking is excellent. His staff are always friendly and helpful. Carolyn Seay
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Dr. Thurston is an expert at what he does. His injections are as painless as possible and he makes you feel comfortable and relaxed. Moved from another state and am totally happy with Dr. Thurston's services. He is a true professional.
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I would recommend Dr. Thurston to anybody with an optical or neuro-optical disordered. He is excellent at placing the patient at ease and extremely knowledgeable concerning the issues in his field of medicine. I have been a patient of Dr. Thurston for approximately thirteen years and have never...more
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Dr. Thurston is a very through and caring person. He takes a lot of time with you, making sure you understand your condition. The Nurses are very pleasant to work with, I always feel better after visiting this practice.
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I see Dr. Thurston on a regular basis. I have seen many health providers during my 80 years but NONE measure up to the level of care he provides or provide the unhurried and thorough explanation of the medical issue and the reasons for the action to be taken as Dr. Thurston has consistently done...more
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