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Dr. Alan Finkel, MD

Pain Medicine*
4.4 (17)
Map Pin Small Durham, NC
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39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alan Finkel, MD

Dr. Alan Finkel, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Durham, NC. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo and is affiliated with Duke University Hospital and University of North Carolina Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Finkel an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Finkel works at Carolina Headache Institute in Durham, NC. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Finkel's Office Locations

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    Carolina Headache Institute PA
    6114 Fayetteville Rd Ste 109, Durham, NC 27713 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (919) 942-4424

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  • Duke University Hospital
  • University of North Carolina Hospital

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    4.4
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    Based on 17 ratings
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    About Dr. Alan Finkel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1114098530
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology and Pain Medicine
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    Dr. Finkel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Finkel works at Carolina Headache Institute in Durham, NC. View the full address on Dr. Finkel’s profile.

    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Finkel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Finkel.

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