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Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 66

Dr. Thurston

Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD is a neurology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Thurston's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Optic Neuritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurston treats Optic Neuritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Thurston treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Myasthenia Gravis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurston treats Myasthenia Gravis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thurston treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Diplopia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thurston treats Diplopia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thurston treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Thurston's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Thurston, MD is a neurology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Virginia
Residency Hospital
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1979
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Thurston's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Thurston

4.2

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
19.047619047619047%
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Dr. Thurston is extremely competent and caring; he patiently and thoroughly addresses my questions and concerns.
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I had an excellent experience on my 1st appointment with Dr Thurston. He was extremely thorough, knowledgeable and found medical findings no other doctor could find. I look forward to working with him throughout out our Doctor- Patient relationship to resolve my medical concerns. I highly recommend...Read More
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I found Dr. Thurston to be very pleasant and engaging as well as being very, very knowledgeable about my medical condition.
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Dr. Thurston and his staff are very friendly and professional. The doctor took his time and listened to me carefully.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Thurston. I have been a patient of Dr. Thurston's for about 16 years. I have Blepharospasm's and receive Botox injections to control the spasms. Dr. Thurston always provides the appropriate injections to treat my spasms. I would highly recommend Dr. Thurston to anyone...Read More
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