Dr. Benjamin Rix Brooks MD Neurologist

Dr. Benjamin Brooks is a neurologist in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 44 years. Dr. Brooks accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 43 doctors at Carolinas Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine

Clinical Interests: Mice, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Time Factors, Brain, Motor Neurons, Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone, Motor Neuron Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Hospital Affiliation

Carolinas Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1970–1972

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1972–1974

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Neurology, 1976–1978

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 40 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 36 years in Neurology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Earlier is better: the benefits of early diagnosis.
Brooks, B. R.

Defining optimal management in ALS: from first symptoms to announcement.
Brooks, B. R.

Decreased spinal cord cGMP in murine (wobbler) spontaneous lower motor neuron degeneration.
Brooks, B. R., Lust, W. D., Andrews, J. M., Engel, W. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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