Treatment & Services
- General Neurology
- Nerve Conduction Studies
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acute Stroke
- Alzheimer's and Dementia
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Aneurysm, Cerebral
- Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
- Back Pain
- Bell's Palsy
- Brachial Plexus
- Brain Aneurysms and Hemorrhage
- Brain Hemorrhage
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Carotid Body Tumor
- Carotid Bruit
- Carotid Cavernous Fistula
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
- Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
- Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
- Hemorrhagic Stroke
- Migraine Headaches
- Movement Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neck Pain
- Neurologic Conditions
- Neuromuscular Disease
- Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Spinal AVM (arteriovenous malformation)
- Spinal Cord Vascular Lesions
- Spinal Cord Vascular Malformations
- Spinal Dural Fistula
- Spinal Fractures
- Spinal Vascular Malformation
- Temporal Arteritis
- Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysm
- Vascular Anomalies
- Venous Malformations
- Vertebral Artery Disease
- Vertebral Compression Fracture
- Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
- Neurology - Vascular Neurology
Cerebrovascular diseases (Stroke), Multiple Sclerosis, headache, neuromuscular disease
Awards & Honors
- Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2003, 2009-2011
- Physician of the Quarter for Service, Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital, 2003
- Doctor’s Day Ambassador Award for Quality, Cleveland Clinic Florida Hospital, 2004
- Teacher of the Year, Neurology Residency Program, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2005-2006
- Top Doctors in Neurology, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2010-
- Top Neurologist, International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP), 2011-
Research & Publications
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89 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.6|
|Knows Medical History||4.3|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.4|
5 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 4, 2016
My doctor would see me with a team of neurologists. I took their picture. Were a wonderful group. #1. Visited me every day.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2016
Very happy with the doctor's care and the results.
Reviewed on May 19, 2016
Still having neck pain after it was dormant for 3 or 4 days. Problem not addressed.
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2016
visit with doctor all aspects all very good
Reviewed on Apr 7, 2016
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