Dr. John Byron Riser MD Neurologist

Dr. John Riser is a neurologist in Birmingham, Alabama and is affiliated with Brookwood Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Riser accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Brookwood Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Education & Medical Training

University of Alabama Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1985 - 1988

Medical University of South Carolina
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1985

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Rational approach to asymptomatic creatine kinase elevation.
Joy, J. L., Riser, J. B., Oh, S. J.

Pseudotumor cerebri mimicking hyperemesis gravidarum.
Pearlman, R. L., Riser, J. B., Riser, E. S.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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