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Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD

Neurology*
4.2 (31)
Map Pin Small North Charleston, SC
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50 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD

Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD is a Neurology Specialist in North Charleston, SC. They specialize in Neurology, has 50 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from HARVARD Medical School and is affiliated with Roper Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Schmechel an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Schmechel works at Pain Specialists of Charleston in North Charleston, SC with other offices in Columbia, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Ataxia along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Schmechel's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pain Specialists of Charleston PA
    2695 Elms Plantation Blvd Ste A, North Charleston, SC 29406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 818-1181
    Monday
    07:45 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    07:45 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    07:45 - 16:30
    Thursday
    07:45 - 16:30
    Friday
    07:45 - 13:00
  2. 2
    Neurology Specialist of Charleston
    2695 Elms Plantation Blvd Ste B, North Charleston, SC 29406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 410-0924
  3. 3
    Barbara B Ullman
    15 MONCKTON BLVD, Columbia, SC 29206 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 818-1181
  4. 4
    Pain Specialists of Charleston
    2675 Elms Plantation Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 818-1181

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  • Roper Hospital

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Ataxia
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Sleep Apnea

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Ataxia
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Sleep Apnea
Anterior Horn Disease
Autonomic Dysreflexia
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Pain
Dementia
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Diplopia
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Gait Abnormality
Headache
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Insomnia
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Migraine
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Radiculopathy
Sleep Related Hypoxemia
Spinal Demyelination
Stroke
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Thoracic Radiculopathy
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
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Sleep Study
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
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Anosmia
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Aural Migraine
Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Brainstem Stroke Syndrome
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Encephalomyelopathy
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Facial Nerve Disorder
Hepatic Coma
Herniated Disc
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incomplete Spinal Cord Syndrome
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Loss of Smell and Taste
Low Back Pain
Meningitis
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Optic Neuritis
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinsonism
Parosmia
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Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pituitary Tumor
Polymyositis
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Primary Generalized Absence Epilepsy
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Pseudobulbar Affect
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Seizure Disorders
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Stiff-Man Syndrome
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Temporal Arteritis
Tension Headache
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Tic Disorders
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Dementia
Vasculitis
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    4.2
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    Based on 31 ratings
    Patient Ratings (31)
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    (24)
    4 Star
    (1)
    3 Star
    (0)
    2 Star
    (1)
    1 Star
    (5)
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    Mar 12, 2024
    Dr. Schmechel is an outstanding Neurologist. His visits whether in-person or streaming are compassionate and thorough. He identified the onset of Parkinson's in one hour-long visit and wrote script the same day. Thank you, Dr. Schmechel.
    Bob U — Mar 12, 2024
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    About Dr. Donald Schmechel, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 50 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1255415139
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Schmechel has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Schmechel has seen patients for Ataxia, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Schmechel on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    31 patients have reviewed Dr. Schmechel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Schmechel.

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