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Dr. Timothy Best, MD

Neurology*
2.2 (24)
Map Pin Small Lake Charles, LA
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Timothy Best, MD

Dr. Timothy Best, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Lake Charles, LA. They specialize in Neurology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurology. They graduated from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine and is affiliated with West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital and Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Best an average 2.2 star rating.

Dr. Best works at Practice in Lake Charles, LA. They frequently treat conditions like All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Headache and Tremor along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Best's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fayez K. Shamieh M.d. A Medical Corp.
    707 DOCTOR MICHAEL DEBAKEY DR, Lake Charles, LA 70601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 433-0762

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital
  • Lake Charles Memorial Hospital

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
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Tremor
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Nerve Conduction Studies
Brain Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
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Dizziness
Epilepsy
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Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Hypothalamus Cancer
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Migraine
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Myelitis
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Parkinson's Disease
Radiculopathy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Syncope
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Syphilis Infections
Vasculitis
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Alzheimer's Disease
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Aneurysm
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Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Bell's Palsy
Brachial Plexus Palsy
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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Communicating Hydrocephalus
Concussion
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Dementia
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Diabetic Coma
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Facial Nerve Disorder
Herniated Disc
Huntington's Disease
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Insomnia
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Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningitis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Optic Neuritis
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Demyelination
Spinal Stenosis
Stroke
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Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
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
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sleep Study
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Wada Test
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    About Dr. Timothy Best, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245212455
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurology
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Best has seen patients for All Headaches (incl. Migraine), Headache and Tremor, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Best on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    24 patients have reviewed Dr. Best. The overall rating for this provider is 2.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Best.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Best, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Best 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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