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Dr. Arthur Marlin

Neurosurgery
Tampa, FL
50 years experience male

Locations

Office

Tampa, FL

Address

2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa, FL
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Tampa, FL

Office

Tampa, FL

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Yes / see below: Yes, the local with the steroids probably wore off. The steroids take longer to work.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Best to wait : Best to wait until symptom free - need rest, peace and quiet.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Increased tightness: This is increased tone or tightness in the extremities related to a cerebral insult that occurred around birth.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Injections : Injections of local anesthetics around the nerve.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
The muscle tone: In flaccid paralysis the muscles are loose and in spastic , they are tight. Flaccid will frequently evolve to spastic.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Specialized CTA may: A ct angiogram will more likely be a good screening test. The gold standard is a 4 vessel cerebral angiogram.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Awhile - 6weeks to 5: Alcohol will lower seizure threshold - a glass of wine maybe fine but i'd wait at least 6 weeks and more if you have had any seizures and never in exc... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
No: you shouldn't feel anything.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Yes: Most important is to rest your brain. Rest, peace and quiet and lack of stimulation especially loud noise and computer games.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Yes: Yes it can jar the head and cause concussive symptoms.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
Tic douloureux: Tic douloureux is the other name for trigeminal neuralgia.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
Neurosurgery 50 years experience
No: very common need an xray to decide about spondylitis

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marlin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marlin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

NYU Medical Center

Residency

University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview

Awards

Top Physicians, Consumers Research Council of America

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
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