Dr. Alan Shatzel DO Neurologist

Dr. Alan Shatzel is a neurologist in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mercy General Hospital and Mercy Hospital of Folsom. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Shatzel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 19 doctors at Mercy General Hospital and one of 11 at Mercy Hospital of Folsom who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine

Education & Medical Training

St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1999–2000

University of California at Davis
Residency, Neurology, 2000–2003

University of California at Davis
Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, 2003–2004

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 9 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 9 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 7 years in Sleep Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Clinical experience of levetiracetam monotherapy for adults with epilepsy: 1-year follow-up study.
Alsaadi, T. M., Shatzel, A., Marquez, A. V., Jorgensen, J., Farias, S.

Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures are associated with an increased risk of obesity.
Marquez, A. V., Farias, S. T., Apperson, M., Koopmans, S., Jorgensen, J., Shatzel, A., Alsaadi, T. M.

Video-EEG telemetry can be a crucial tool for neurologists experienced in epilepsy when diagnosing seizure disorders.
Alsaadi, T. M., Thieman, C., Shatzel, A., Farias, S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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