Dr. Walter D Truax, MD



Neurology     -  Louisiana,  Gretna

 Overview

Dr. Walter D Truax, MD works in Gretna, Louisiana is a specialist in Neurology and graduated Mayo Clin in 1977. Dr. Truax is affiliated with Touro Infirmary and practicing for 48 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Neurology

 Conditions

  • Acute Myeloid Leukaemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes Related to Topoisomerase Type II Inhibitor
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Food
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Amniotomy
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cellulaze® Cellulite Reduction
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colic
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Dystonia 13, Torsion, Autosomal Dominant
  • Dystonia 15, Myoclonic
  • Dystonia 6, Torsion
  • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Eosinophilia Myalgia Syndrome
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Functional Hemispherectomy
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for AVM
  • Gingivostomatitis
  • Helminthosporium Fungus Allergy
  • Heroin Dependence
  • Implanon® Placement
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Isolaz System Acne Treatment
  • IV Sedation
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Joint Fusion
  • Lattice Corneal Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Macules, Hereditary, Congenital Hypopigmented and Hyperpigmented
  • Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myocardial Revascularization
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Optic Pathway Glioma
  • Pediatric Chronic Infection
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Post Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery
  • Pterygium Syndrome, Multiple Dominant Type
  • Radical Cystectomy and Prostate Removal
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Retinal Pigment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Skin Aging
  • Surgical Mesh Removal
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Visual Field Loss
  • White Coat Hypertension
  • Women's Health Rehabilitation

 Procedures

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Concussion
  • Convulsions
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

 Years Since Graduation

  • 48

 State License

  • Louisiana

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

Malpractice

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospital


Mayo Clin


Year completed: 1977

Medical School


University Of Minnesota Medical School

Minneapolis, MN, United States

Graduated: 1971

Internship Hospital


Hennepin Co Genl Hospital


Year completed: 1972

 Awards

1   AAEE
2   AA Neurological
3   AEEGS

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 Office Locations



Other Office Locations

 Culicchia Neurological Clinic

1111 Medical Center Boulevard Suite S750
Louisiana (LA)
Gretna,
70072

  (504) 340-6976

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Culicchia Neurological Clinic, 120 Meadowcrest Street Suite 130, Gretna, Louisiana (LA), 70056




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Medicare MCR
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American
  • WellCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Touro Infirmary photo


Touro Infirmary

1401 Foucher Street Louisiana LA, New Orleans, 70115

Touro Infirmary is a hospital located in New Orleans, LA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 5 of 10 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 2 of 10 procedures.




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