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Dr. Thomas Leist, PHD

Neurology*
4.9 (534)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Thomas Leist, PHD

Dr. Thomas Leist, PHD is a Neurology Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Neurology, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Leist, completed a residency at Weill Cornell Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Leist an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Leist works at MS Center (Multiple Sclerosis) in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Demyelination, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Spinal Cord Injury along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Leist's Office Locations

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    MS Center (Multiple Sclerosis)
    900 Walnut St Fl 2, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Spinal Demyelination
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Spinal Cord Injury
Difficulty With Walking
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Pain
Dizziness
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
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Low Back Pain
Migraine
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Myelitis
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Optic Neuritis
Radiculopathy
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
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Alzheimer's Disease
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Anterior Horn Disease
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Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Injury
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Motor Tic Disorder
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Diabetic Coma
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Diplopia
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Dysphagia
Dystonia
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Encephalomyelopathy
Essential Tremor
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incomplete Spinal Cord Syndrome
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
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Loss of Smell and Taste
Meningitis
Menstrual Migraine
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Narcolepsy
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurofibromatosis Type Two
Neurogenic Bowel
Non-Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Nystagmus
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Progressive Bulbar Palsy (PBP)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Pseudobulbar Affect
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Spina Bifida
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Syncope
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Syringomyelia
Tension Headache
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Tic Disorders
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Transient Tic Disorder
Transverse Myelitis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Whiplash
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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
Nerve Conduction Studies
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Devon Health
    • First Health
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Intergroup
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MultiPlan
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.9
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    Based on 534 ratings
    Patient Ratings (534)
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    4 Star
    (41)
    3 Star
    (5)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (6)
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    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French and German
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1801816681
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Thomas Leist, PHD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Leist is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Leist works at MS Center (Multiple Sclerosis) in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Leist’s profile.

    Dr. Leist has seen patients for Spinal Demyelination, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Spinal Cord Injury, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Leist on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    534 patients have reviewed Dr. Leist. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Leist.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Leist, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Leist appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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