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Dr. Albert C. Cuetter

Neurology
El Paso, TX
59 years experience

Locations

Office

El Paso, TX

Address

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, TX
Directions

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About

Bio

Albert C. Cuetter, MD Professor of Neurology Texas Tech University Health Sciences Cenetr Paul L. Foster Scool of Medicine El Paso, Texas, 79935 General Neurology Electrodiagnostuic medicine (Nerve ConductionStudies EMG) Epilepsy I received my medical degree in 1963 from the University of Cartagena, Colombia; and I took my residency training in Neurology and a fellowship in electrodiagnosis from 1965 to 1969 at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. I was an officer in the United States Army Medical Corps from 1969 to 1990 (assignments in the Far East, Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, and William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, as a neurologist. My current clinical affiliation is with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso. My current scientific interests are those related to neurologic complications of systemic diseases, electromyography, epilepsy and parasitic diseases of the nervous system.

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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Comprehensive care: Long-term care needs patience and knowledge: important points are: attention to care of mouth, eyes, skin, bladder and nutrition. Avoid dvts that may... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Pulsating?: Is the clicking sound synchronous with your heart beat? Does it happene when you swallow; is it related to hearing high noises? It may be important to... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Unrelated stages: How old are you? The low back pain and the brown mucus discharge most likely are not related. If you are within the child bearing age and you are sex... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Many causes: You will nee a neurologic workup if you fall within the following categories : 1. Headache of sudden onset that persists (bleeding); 2. Hedache accomp... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Unknown: The auditory input such as music is processed by 2 perceptual mechanisms a) the one for individual sound and b) the perception of the pattern formed b... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
What is dizziness?: The word dizziness means lots of things: it can be an acute, benign transient spinning from the inner ear; it can be a lack of blood to brain because ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
RE EVALUATE: There are many reason for seizures to re emerge: low blood level of antiepileptic medications (aems) due to lack of absorption (taking another medicin... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Depends on reserve: It all depends on the neuronal reserve and emotional background, adaptive traits and natural control of the person. There are people more prepared tha... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Neuropsychiatry: Delusion: is a false belief that is maintained even though it is contradicted by reasoning. It is a psychiatric disorder. For example if i think I am ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
No: Recurrent, transient severe vertigo which comes with head movement is usually a result of an imbalance of information traveling from inner ears to the... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Perhaps: Are you a heavy smoker? Are you overweight? Do you have diebetes mellitus? Do you have numbness of the feet in addition to the pain? Does your job inv... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Tolerance OK term: I am glad you use the term tolerance which is a decrease of the effect of the medication over time; the person becomes accustomed to it. It is differe... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Sensations VS speech: Aphasia is the inability to process language. The impairment can be in inability to talk, to understand, to name objects, to write, to read, to repeat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Tics are benign: Tics can be benign habitual mannerisms; and there are hereditary tics like in gilles e la tourette syndrome. In some people tics subside spontaneously... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
It can still be: Meniere's disease is a paroxysmal, positional transient vertigo similar to benign positional vertigo but accompanied by episodic deafness, ringing in ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Conservative RX?: Compressive cervical myelopathy can be corrected with decompressive surgery; and there are many therapeutic surgical modalities. Myeopathies due to in... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Be careful: Water intoxication can lead to hyposmolality. When the sodium of the blood goes down the brain swells. The brain is kind of an osmometer; it behaves l... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Muscle tension: If you stretch the neck by looking towards the left and the tingling is on the right side, that is produced by muscle tension; the opposite may be pro... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Not inherited: Not all dementias are due to to alzheimers disease. Lets start for the begining: dementia (cognitive functiion prtoblem) can be produced by many disea... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Big spectrum: It all depends what part of the cerebrum and brain stem are involved in the trauma and what kind of lesion was produced by the trauma: 1. A collection... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Different from S to: The seizure-free period required varies from state to state. For example if you are in texas is 6 months. Find out which the requirement in your state... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Brand Name VS GENERI: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR is the brand name of an extended released tablet intended to give a double pulse delivery of ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Allergic reaction: Lip and finger numbness are such an ubiquitous symptoms that one can hardly pinpopoint the cause just by a simple interview. The medicine coversyl c... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Yes;reduce dose: All central nervous sytem stimulants produce myoclonic-like jerks (amphetamines, methylphenidade, caffeine, etc). Check liver and kidney function, si... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Good shoes: Running is a physiologic effort that should not produce injuries. Use appropriate and comfortable shoes. Do not overtrain; stop when you are tired; w... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
30 minutes: It all depend the purpose of the eeg. A conventional eeg here at texas tech is 40 minutes; in many cases a series of eegs at different hours of the da... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert C. Cuetter
Neurology 59 years experience
Need more informatio: Not very clear description of chest pain and back pain; there may be several problems here that require attention, but i can not elucidate them thr... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cuetter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cuetter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Apr 13, 2012
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Thanks for things to concentrate on. I worked for 4 years in long term care but just wanted a guideline that I could follow for this one person since he will be my only concern. Once again thank you a...Read More
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Thank you Dr Albert C Cuetter That was not what I wanted to hear but probably needed to hear I know Stress has gone throu the roof and maybe it has a hand in it I have a couple of doctor appointments...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! I take it for add to help me focus. It slows me down so I'm not so scattered brain and can organize things in my mind. Can you answer back?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Cartagena Division of Health Sciences, Colombia
Graduated 1963MD

Awards

Many Awards from residents and medical students; Awards from US Army
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