Dr. Tessy Jenkins, MD

Dr. Tessy Jenkins, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(16)
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Dr. Tessy Jenkins, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Southfield, MI and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from University of Jos / Faculty of Medical Sciences in 1984 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology and neurology.Read her story

27200 Lahser Rd Ste 100

Southfield, MI 48034

Contact Information

(248) 208-9215

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 6 More

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
high
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Jenkins' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "I have a passion to facilitate the quality of medical care through effective treatment and health education for patients with neurological disease, especially in minority populations"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "An educated patient is the healthiest patient. Health education is key to wellness."
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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology
2

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epilepsy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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Procedures

  • Autonomic Testing
  • Balance Testing
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Management of VNS Devices for the Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

Background Check

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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

  • University Of Jos
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Jos / Faculty of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jenkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Igbo

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jenkins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jenkins to family and friends
3.3
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Jenkins' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

birmingham, mi |
I did not feel any confidence in this doctor. She told me she would call in a prescription for me-never did. The office was not organized and when it was time for my appointment she was not even there. The receptionist had to call her to find out when she would be there even though i had a...more
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in Southfield, MI |
Disappointed with Dr. Jenkins. So sad, I used to have the utmost respect for her.
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in Detroit, MI |
She is the only doctor I trust 100% with my daughter medical care!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Jenkins accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
    Blue Care Network PCP Focus Network
    Group Employees PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
    Medicare Advantage - Advantage HMO-SNP
    Medicare Advantage - Advantage Plus PDP
    Medicare Advantage - Prime HMO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Total Health Care, USA
    521 Benefit Plan HMO
    Total healthcare USA HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Jenkins has admitting privileges

Providence-Providence Park Hospital, Southfield Campus
16001 W 9 Mile Rd
Southfield, MI 48075
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