Ganana Tesfa MD
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Ganana Tesfa, MD

  • Neurology
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  • Bio

    Ganana Tesfa, MD, has been practicing medicine and advancing his field for more than 30 years. Dr. Tesfa graduated medical school from the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine, where he earned the Gateway Medical Association Academic Achievement Award. He then completed both his Residency in Neurology and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. His clinical special interests include adult clinical neurology, with emphasis on migraines and epilepsy, and electroencephalography, ambulatory EEG monitoring, and electromyography. Dr. Tesfa is fluent in both English and Amharic, and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In his spare time, Dr. Tesfa enjoys cooking and playing racquetball.

    Education

    Medical Education: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-South Side Hospital - 1987 - Pittsburgh, PA
    Internship: Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (San Francisco) - 1988 - San Francisco, CA
    Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 1991 - Dallas, TX
    Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 1992 - Dallas, TX

    Specialties
    • Neurology
  • Insurance

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    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AETNA - Aetna
    • Texas Health - Aetna
    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AMGMA - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • PPO/POS - BCBS
    • HMO - BCBS
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • ChoiceCare - ChoiceCare
    • HMO-POS - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS - Health Scope
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSPPO - HealthSmart PPO
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUMPR - Humana Preferred
    • TexanPlus - Medicare Advantage
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - PHCS2
    • SAV - Savility
    • SUHA - Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • United Eff D - United Eff Date
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