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Department Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy Surgery Evaluation
  • General Neurology
  • Interpretation of EEG in the critical care setting
  • Intracranial EEG monitoring and brain mapping for presurgical evaluation
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Alzheimer's
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
  • Autonomic Nervous System Function
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Brain Malformations Causing Epilepsy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (cidp)
  • Complex Epilepsy in Adults
  • Concussion
  • Concussions
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Fahr's Syndrome
  • Gait Dysfunction
  • Geriatric Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Imbalance
  • Intractable (Drug Resistant) Epilepsy
  • Malformations Of Cortical Development
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurofibromatosis Causing Epilepsy
  • Neurologic Conditions
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia
  • Status Epilepticus (continuous Seizures)
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Causing Seizures
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1998

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Toronto Hospitals
Movement Disorders
Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
1996

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Neurology
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Residency - Booth Memorial Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internal Medicine

1990

Internship - Booth Memorial Medical Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Internal Medicine

1987

Medical Education - Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala
Guatemala,
1983

Additional Training

  • Master of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain
  • Master in Health Services Administration, Barry University School of Natural and Health Sciences, Miami, Fla.
  • Certificate, Risk Management, Florida Risk Management Institute, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neuromuscular Medicine

Specialty Interests

Movement disorders, Parkinson's Disease

Awards & Honors

  • Upsilon Phi Delta Society, Honor Society, Barry University Health Services Administration, 2007
  • Best Doctors in America, 2007
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2003, 2005, 2006
  • Distinguished Service Award, Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Commencement Ceremony Residents and Fellows, Class of 2005
  • Teacher of the year Award, Neurology Department, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Commencement Ceremony Residents and Fellows, Class of 2007
  • Teacher of the year Award, Neurology Department, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Commencement Ceremony Residents and Fellows, Class of 2005
  • Distinguished Physician Certificate, Florida Medical Association, 2005
  • Donald Patalucci Fellowship Award, American Academy of Neurology, January 6-9, 2005, Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Barry University School of Natural and Health Related Sciences, R.A. Ritter Foundation Scholarship Award, 2004, 2005
  • Ms. Pauline Braathen state donation for Movement Disorders Research, 2004
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Nova Southeastern University School of Osteopathic Medicine, for teaching at the Medical School, 2003
  • National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence Award, National Parkinson Foundation, Miami, Fla., 2001-2002
  • Donation for Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Alzheimer’s Disease Research, John and Margaret Krupa Charitable Foundation, 2000
  • Who’s Who in America, 2000
  • Ronald and Patty Rosenfeld International Traveling Fellowship Award for Movement Disorders fellowship at The University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Cleveland Clinic, 1994/1995
  • Highest Honor for Graduate Thesis leading to MD degree; Velocidad de conduccion motora y latencias sensoriales, Estudio en una poblacion infantil guatemalteca; published by the University of San Carlos, 1983
  • Diploma Guatemalan Red Cross Medical Center, Best student and First Place, Fourth Year Medical School, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala; Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, 1980
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Nestor Galvez-Jimenez, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/29/2021, Dr. Galvez-Jimenez has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Galvez-Jimenez receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Lundbeck

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

171 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.3 out of 5
Explains 4.3
Listens 3.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.4
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.3

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2022

Doctor Galves is a incredible doctor he is always good and personalAnd understand. Me as patience

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2022

The doctor and the staff are very kind and helpful

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Need easy to get appointment with doctor

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Galvez is a true professional and very easy to work with.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Doctor and his nurses are always the best--cannot ask for better care!!!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I've been a patient of Dr. Galvez-Jimenez for many years now. He's one of the best doctors I've ever been to. He listens and genuinely care about patients. He's very knowledgeable and compassionate.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

The doctor is very confident in his field of work. Kind and trusting.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr Galvez is an excellent doctor. Thanks to him my Parkinson's in under control and I am doing very well.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Galvez is and has always been wonderful to me. Knowledgeable, kind, and patient.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Galvez was very thorough and attentive to all my questions and took all the time needed to address all my issues and he demonstrated that he is a true profesional in his field and So far I'm very glad to be his patient

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Dr. Galvez is very knowledgeable and shows great care for his patient.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Galves is attentive, caring and personable. He also has a great sense of humor. We appreciate and strongly support his clinical plan of action.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Friendly staff and doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

The best exam I've had . Dr. Galvez is the 6th Neurologist I've seen. Sorry I didn't see him earlier. Staff so friendly, caring and compassionate. Thank you

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2022

Dr. Galvez was a good listener and took good care of me.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Dr. Gabas was very friendly and caring and informed of any other situation just an amazing doctor

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Very good experience and a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Excellent patient care and very knowledgeable doctor with dedication and attention to concerns of patient.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Excellent doctor with best health practices standards. Able to discuss all the benefits and risks for the patient care. Knowledgeable of the concerns of the patient.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Getting an appointment with Dr Galvez has always been exceptional

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Love Dr. Galvez-Jimenez. He is very knowledgeable, caring and patient.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr. Galvez is fantastic

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

I love Dr. Nestor~ I would highly recommend him and Cleveland Clinic Center in Weston, FL

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