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

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 Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Hypercaloric enteral nutrition in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial.
Wills, A. M.,Hubbard, J.,Macklin, E. A.,Glass, J.,Tandan, R.,Simpson, E. P.,Brooks, B.,Gelinas, D.,Mitsumoto, H.,Mozaffar, T.,Hanes, G. P.,Ladha, S. S.,Heiman-Patterson, T.,Katz, J.,Lou, J. S.,Mahoney, K.,Grasso, D.,Lawson, R.,Yu, H.,Cudkowicz, M.

Quality improvement in neurology: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
Miller, R. G.,Brooks, B. R.,Swain-Eng, R. J.,Basner, R. C.,Carter, G. T.,Casey, P.,Cohen, A. B.,Dubinsky, R.,Forshew, D.,Jackson, C. E.,Kasarskis, E.,Procaccini, N. J.,Sanjak, M.,Tolin, F. P.

Quality improvement in neurology: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis quality measures: Report of the Quality Measurement and Reporting Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology.
Miller, R. G.,Brooks, B. R.,Swain-Eng, R. J.,Basner, R. C.,Carter, G. T.,Casey, P.,Cohen, A. B.,Dubinsky, R.,Forshew, D.,Jackson, C. E.,Kasarskis, E.,Procaccini, N. J.,Sanjak, M.,Tolin, F. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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