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Dr. Samuel Hunter

Neurology
Franklin, TN
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Franklin, TN

Address

101 Forrest Crossing Blvd., Suite 103, Franklin, TN
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Medicaid

Medical universe

United healthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Hunter directs a neurology practice and research institute in the Nashville, Tennessee area. Board certifications are in neurology and neuroimaging with MRI/CT. He is a nationally known consultant on multiple sclerosis and drug development.

Specialties
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Neurology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
Epileptic seizures: Seizures when present are the earliest and most important red flag that a brain tumor may be present. Epileptic seizures are not necessarily a convuls... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
Vestibular neuritis: Usually low dose corticosteroids prednisone/methylprednisolone are used to speed recovery. To treat the vertigo, Meclizine or a benzodiazepine, like l... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
Avoid fad diets: Ms is an immune-mediated disease. Protein is a key to proper immune function and the Gerson diet is protein deficient. I would advise against it.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
It's usually OK: I will bet you are a smoker. Smoking decreases appetite. Also, busy people sometimes don't keep regular eating habits. This is not a sign of illness i... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
Great care in the su: Heat stroke can be a life threatening event, but with caution, being out of doors need not be avoided. Many medications reduce sweating. Medication fo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hunter
Neurology 34 years experience
Neuritis not simple: An irritated nerve will produce symptoms of pain in the nerve area, and may cause weakness as well. Usually this term is used to specify a neurve rela... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hunter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hunter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1991MD
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