Dr. Thomas Ala, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(3)
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Dr. Thomas Ala, MD
Dr. Thomas Ala, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Springfield, IL. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Ala is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital and Memorial Medical Center.

751 N Rutledge St Ste 3100

Springfield, IL 62702

Contact Information

(217) 545-8417

Dr. Thomas Ala, MD

Dr. Thomas Ala, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrovascular Disease
high
more than 83% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 80% of peers
Headache
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Minnesota
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Paul-Ramsey Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ala does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ala and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ala's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ala to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Ala's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ala accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ala has admitting privileges

HSHS St. John's Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL 62769
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Memorial Medical Center
701 North 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62781
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