Dr. William Gilmer, MD

Dr. William Gilmer, MD

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Neurology  |  
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61 y/o
(13)

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Dr. William Gilmer, MD is a neurology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1983 and specializes in neurology.

Gilmer Neurology

1200 Binz St Ste 1270

Houston, TX 77004
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Gilmer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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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)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Common Migraine
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Palsy
  • Fall
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Severe Headache
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Temporal Lobe Seizure
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tension Headache
  • Tinnitus
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Wrist Disorders

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Methodist Hospital,The
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

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Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke

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Dr. Gilmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilmer to family and friends
3.9
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Gilmer's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (2)

in Houston, TX
I was going downhill for 4 to 5 years. I had mild dementia, and severe balance issues. After becoming house bound and unable to drive, I was finally referred to Dr. Gilmer. He ordered an MRI, found a massive benign tumor , solicited a second and third opinion, and referred me to the best...more
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in Houston, TX
He has migraines and neck pain just like me. He understood exactly what I was talking about, and offered a whole range of options of ways to treat, and prevent my headaches. Felt better even before I left. ??
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