Dr. Donald McCarren

Collegeville, PA
35 years experience male



Collegeville, PA


555 2nd Ave, Suite C850, Collegeville, PA

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted


BlueCross BlueShield

Keystone Health Plan



CIGNA Health Care

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

State Farm Insurance Companies

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company


Neurologic Health Associates, P.C.

Collegeville, PA



As I have made 50 I am renewed in my passion for medicine. My priorities have now changed as I am an "empty nester." I hope to pursue other areas of medicine such as the social media provided by Health Tap, The Academy of Neurology, and my local community. I am an avid Philadelphia sports fan and enjoy playing fantasy baseball and football. I try to work out regularly but love to find an excuse otherwise. I look forward to more travel with my wife and an opportunity to pursue other hobbies and keep my brain stimulated!

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United States: Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

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475 Agrees
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Mult. Possibilities: It would be important to know the cause of your vomiting and bloating as this may be included in the symptoms of dysautonomia which would include the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Trigeminal Nerve: The trigeminal nerve (Cranial Nerve V) trifurcates into 3 sensory divisons- ophthalmic, maxillary, and mandibular nerves. Your symptoms would involve ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
35 years experience Neurology
Should be fine: Of course with a laminectomy they're removing a portion of the vertebrae. However there still stability and since no fusion was required you should be ... Read More

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May 11, 2013
I strongly recommend Dr. McCarren. The information he provides is both helpful to the general public and to his fellow physicians on Health Tap. He is clearly very knowledgable about Neurology & medic...Read More
Mar 10, 2013
Dr. McCarren responds with thorough yet easy-to-comprehend answers to neurological questions. I learn a lot from him here on HealthTap, and very much appreciate his presence.
Very comprehensive and timely answers. He is nationally known for his expertise.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank You, Just saw my results on line of my MTI and doc's office doesn't have an appointment for me to follow up until the one I have scheduled in March. Many Thing sho...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! I was hit in head with baseball bat. history of drug & alcohol abuse. quit smoking 2 yrs ago. I suspect a couple of mini strokes...seizures
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! MRI states a few scattered foci of adnormal T2/flare hypersensitivity (periventricular white matter) largest lesion 5mm

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University
Graduated 1985MD


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


Main Line Hospital Bryn Mawr Campus


St. Agnes Medical Center


Certificate of Merit, The Alumni Association of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Patient's Choice Award, Healthgrades
Top Doctor in Neurology, Main Line Times


American Academy of Neurology
American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Pennsylvania Medical Society
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