Dr. Timothy West, MD

Dr. Timothy West, MD

Neurology  |  
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Dr. Timothy West, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He has been practicing for 7 years.

317 W Pueblo St

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelitis
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Utah Medical Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Uc San Francisco-Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Uc San Francisco Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • National MS Society Clinical Fellow, 2010
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. West's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. West to family and friends
4.4
based on 31 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. West's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Santa Barbara, CA |
He abondoned us. We called and left a message Monday that my husband with MS was doing poorly. We left messages on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. He never called back. Friday we spoke with his nurse and she spoe with Tim West. He ordered a stat MRI late Friday afternoon and his nurse said he...more
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Santa Barbara, CA |
Hands down the most wonderful physician in Santa Barbara. He's not only a skilled doctor, he's a kind human being who listens and genuinely cares about his patients. He takes the time to clearly provide all the facts (the good and the not so good), then thoroughly? discusses every option available....more
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Oxnard, CA |
I have ms and all I can say is My husband and I LOVE him and his staff they are great !!
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in Reno, NV |
Dr. West is an amazing ,thoughtful and very thorough Doctor. He is the best neurologist I have ever seen. His bedside manner is top notch and he is so generous with his time and efforts explaining everything.
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in Visalia, CA |
I saw him when he was in his residency at UCSF when I was at my worst! My prognosis was not good. As a 19 year old, Hearing that I'd be in a wheelchair by the time I was 30 was terrifying if something wasn't done. He basically nursed me back to health! He knew the right medication I needed, He...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. West accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. West has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital
351 S Patterson Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
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