Dr. Timothy Best, MD

Dr. Timothy Best, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Best, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Best is affiliated with CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital and Lake Charles Memorial Hospital.

707 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Contact Information

(337) 433-0762

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
63

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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 Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clis
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Best has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Best's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Best to family and friends
3.5
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Best's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Lake Charles ,La |
I was referred to Dr. Best by my surgeon.. They never called to schedule. After having tests run, I called to get results. They said we'll call you back and has not returned my phone calls.. Dr. Best was polite and very professional . .
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Best accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Best has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital
524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
1701 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
701 Cypress St
Sulphur, LA 70663
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