Dr. William McHugh, MD

Dr. William McHugh, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William McHugh, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Reno, NV. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 41 years.

75 Pringle Way Ste 910

Reno, NV 89502

Contact Information

(775) 329-1122

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Essential Tremor
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
more than 76% of peers

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • 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)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo


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  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • Univ Of Wi Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Akron City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Wisc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McHugh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McHugh's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McHugh to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McHugh's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Sparks, NV |
The Dr.William McHugh I had for over 30 years as my Neurologist was by far, the best Neurologist I ever had. Total trust. Took awhile to know him. He closed his individual practice Oct. 2016, works out of Renown Neuro which is clueless with patient care. I have never, ever, had so much trouble...more
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in Sparks, NV |
Dr. McHugh is kind, experienced, compassionate, full of expertise, and made us feel very comfortable on our visit with him. We were extremely pleasantly surprised by his listening skills and kindness. He has a great sense of humor. We love Dr. McHugh. It was a very positive experience. We recommend...more
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in Fernley, NV |
This man could possibly be the worst doctor I've ever had. He's elderly and seems to have no idea how to work the computer to order tests ect. No bedside manner. Literally told me to research and choose my own MS medication (isn't that his job?) And I STILL haven't been seen since my tests...more
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in Reno, NV |
Same experience as another post by a patient on July 1st. Offered a very upsetting diagnosis of Lewy Body for my mom without even gathering any information and offering no justification for this diagnosis. Not to mention we weren't referred for a diagnosis, we were referred for an explanation on...more
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in Reno, NV |
My family was very disappointed. The nurse taking her in saidoh your here for dementia. Very upsetting and insensitive. The Dr. Did not read his notes before hand which specifically asked that he talk to the family before my mother went in. He laughed it off when he saw the note at the end of th...more
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Dr. McHugh accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McHugh has admitting privileges

Renown Regional Medical Center
1155 Mill St
Reno, NV 89502
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