Dr. William Tatum, MD

Dr. William Tatum, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 62

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. William Tatum, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has over 35 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Tatum has more experience with Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Des Moines U, College of Osteopathic Med/Surg medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tatum to book an appointment.


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Mayo Clinic - Florida

Jacksonville - Neurology4500 San Pablo Rd S Jacksonville, FL 32224
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(904) 717-0208

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Practice Areas

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 89% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Epilepsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tatum treats Epilepsy more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Tatum treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Seizure Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tatum treats Seizure Disorders more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Tatum treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tatum performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Tatum performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Tatum's conditions and procedures:

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurological Testing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Interests Clinical epilepsy Seizures and spells Epilepsy surgery Neurostimulation New antiepileptic drugs

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Graduate Hospital Univ of Pennslyvania
Fellowship Hospital
1991
University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Loyola U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1986
Suncoast Hosp
Internship Hospital
1985
Des Moines U, College of Osteopathic Med/Surg
Medical School

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Listed in 2009 Florida Super Doctors- Gulf Coast Edition - Tampa Tribune, 2009
  • The Global Directory of Who's Who; Neurology - Marquis Who's Who, 2006
  • Jacksonville Magazine's Top Doctors, 2011
  • Ambassador of the Year - Mayo Clinic in Florida, 2016
  • Jacksonville Magazine Top Doctor - American Registry, 2016
  • Listed in "Guide to America's Top Physicians, 2004-2005" - Consumers' Research Council of America, 2004
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2011
  • US News Top Doctors - US News and World Reports, 2018
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities - Marquis Who's Who, 1983
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2012
  • Best Doctors - Jacksonville Magazine/Best Doctors, Inc., 2010
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2015
  • Best Doctors in America, 2017
  • Outstanding Young Men in America - United States Junior Chamber, Jaycees, 1998
  • Who's Who in the World - Marquis Who's Who, 1999
  • Finalist Physician of the Year Category - Tampa Bay Business Journal, 2005
  • US News Top Doctors, 2011
  • Most Compassionate Doctor - American Registry, 2010
  • Patients' Choice Award - Patients' Choice Award, 2008
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2009
  • Best Doctors in America, 2010
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2013
  • Oldendorf Award, The Open Opercular Sign: Diagnosis and Significance - American Society of Neuroimaging, 1989
  • Jacksonville's Top 10 Doctor - American Registryv, 2014
  • The Outstanding McNerney Award for Outstanding Services, presented to Neurology Associates, PA - Epilepsy Foundation, 1993
  • A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Honor Role Certificate - American Academy of Neurology, 2014
  • Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, Neurology Section - Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, 2007
  • Jacksonville Magazine Top Doctor - American Registry, 2015
  • Listed in "Most Recommended Physicians" - National Consumers Survery, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, Neurology Section - Tampa Bay Metro Magazine, 2009
  • Who's Who in America - Marquis Who's Who, 2005
  • Listed in "Doctors Chosen by Doctors" publication - Tampa Bay Magazine, 2001
  • Recognized for the highest Altmetric scores for an article published - Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 2016
  • Patients Choice Award - American Registry, 2014
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare - Marquis Who's Who, 1998
  • Beacon of Hope Scholarship named for William Tatum, DO for Neurology Scholarship -Epilepsy Services of West Central Florida, 2009
  • Distinguished Educator Award - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011
  • Patients' Choice Award - American Registry, 2010
  • Distinguished Physician Certificate - Florida Medical Association, 2006
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare - Marquis Who's Who, 2010
  • America's Most Honored Professionals 2018 Top 1% - The American Registry, 2018
  • Best Doctors in America, 2012
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Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Neurology, Fellow
  • American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology, Board Member
  • American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, Fellow
  • Clinical Neurophysiology Section - American Academy of Neurology, Executive Committee
  • Epilepsy Foundation of America, Advisory Board Member
  • Epilepsy Monitoring Unit - Department of Neurology, Director
  • Mayo Clinic in Florida, Board Member

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Mayo Clinic

Jacksonville, FL

88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)