Dr. William Strickland Sr, MD

Dr. William Strickland Sr, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
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Dr. William Strickland Sr, MD is a neurology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in neurology and electromyography.Read his story

300 20th Ave N Ste 600

Nashville, TN 37203

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Strickland Sr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Strickland Sr "Dr. Strickland received his Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Alabama in 1978. He received his medical degree as well as his PhD from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1984. During his time at Vanderbilt, Dr. Strickland participated in the Medical Scientist Training Program and performed research for the Department of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Strickland completed his residency in Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1988. With more than 25 years of experience in the private practice of Neurology, Dr. Strickland routinely performs EMGs on a daily basis. He is board certified in Neurology. He has a special interest in peripheral neuropathy and peripheral nerve disorders. Dr. Strickland is a Certified Independant Medical Examiner who maintains an active practice in file review and independant medical examinations. Dr. Strickland is a member of the following medical associations: American Academy of Neurology American Medical Association Tennessee Medical Association Nashville Academy of Medicine Tennessee Academy of Neurology American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine American Instuite of Ultrasound in Medicine "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Strickland Sr "Providing Neurologic Care with Compassion and Respect."


  • Neurology
  • Electromyography

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects


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  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University Of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Strickland Sr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Strickland Sr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Strickland Sr to family and friends
based on 54 total reviews (19 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

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Dr. Strickland Sr's Performance

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Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (19)

in Savannah, Georgia |
Incorrectly diagnosed on two occasions; Cost me time and money.
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Hendersonville, NC |
What are they running in that office? I called for an appt. I was put on hold after she asked to help. Another person "Morgan" picks up the phone with a mouth full of assumptions for the reason I'm calling. None of which fit my description. I explain my reason for the call and Morgan says that...more
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Nash |
Stephany brought my to my room dressed I. A mini dress with her boobs showin and high heels. Did they get her off the corner? She's not even a medical professional..... Front desk girl was nice. Dr was helpful. Office is small. Friendly staff other than Stephany.
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Lagrange, GA |
Owned by the insurance companies when it come to workers compensation claims, 100% on their side even before he see you, the worst and the most disgusting experience of my life...
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Lagrange, GA |
Don't ever go to him for workers compensation injury, I call him doctor insurance, he will script everything without even know what work you do, and makes clear your are faking your pain , as he is a workers compensation $$$$$ , insurance companies get what they expect him to say, worse human...more
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Dr. Strickland Sr accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
    Blue Network E
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Strickland Sr has admitting privileges

Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital
2000 Church Street
Nashville, TN 37236
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Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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