David Brandes, MD

David Brandes, MD

Neurology Knoxville, TN

Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, UCLA

Office Address

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  • 10800 Parkside Dr
    Suite 202
    Knoxville, TN 37934
    Phone: (865) 218-6222
    Fax: (423) 835-9423

Dr. Brandes's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: General Neurology
  • Clinical Interests: Patient Compliance; Multiple Sclerosis; Age Factors; Monoclonal Antibodies; Analgesics; Analysis of Variance; Depression; Costs and Cost Analysis

Dr. Brandes's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Assistant Clinical ProfessorUniversity of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
    Los Angeles, CA
  • FounderNorthridge Neurological Center
    Northridge, CA
    Physician, Neurology (1977-2008)
  • Medical DirectorRest Analysis Sleep Evaluation Center
  • DirectorRest Analysis Sleep Evaluation Center
  • PhysicianHope Neurology/MS Center
    Knoxville, TN
  • Active StaffTennova Turkey Creek Medical Center
    Knoxville, TN
  • Active StaffParkWest Hospital
    Knoxville, TN
  • OwnerSweetwater Neurology
    Knoxville, TN
  • AssociateHope Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Knoxville, TN
  • Clinical ProfessorSouth College
    Knoxville, TN
  • Medical DirectorNorthridge Multiple Sclerosis Center
    Northridge, CA
  • Medical DirectorNorthridge Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
    Northridge, CA
  • DirectorNorthridge Hospital Sleep Evaluation Center
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)State of California Dept. of Industrial Relations
  • Panel PhysicianCalifornia Children’s Services
  • Attending Staff Consultant in NeurologyNorthridge Hospital Medical Center
    Northridge, CA
  • OwnerNorthridge Neurological Center
    Northridge, CA
  • Active StaffHoly Cross Hospital
    Mission Hills, CA
  • Clinical Teaching StaffV.A. Wadsworth Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Clinical Teaching StaffUniversity of California at Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Brandes's Education & Medical Training

  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemVA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemResidency, Neurology
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemVA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemResidency, Neurology
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemVA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare SystemInternship, Transitional Year
  • UCLA Sch of MedDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAMedical School
  • University of California at Los AngelesUniversity of California at Los AngelesOther Training, MS, Biochemistry
  • Knox CollegeKnox CollegeOther Training, AB, Chemistry
  • University of IllinoisUniversity of IllinoisOther Training, Bachelors, Dentistry
  • Knox CollegeKnox CollegeOther Training, Bachelors

Dr. Brandes's Certifications & Licensure

  • TN State Medical LicenseTN State Medical License2009 - 2015
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology

Dr. Brandes's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Award
  • American Academy of NeurologyFellowAmerican Academy of Neurology

Dr. Brandes's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Journal Articles

  • Implications of Real-world Adherence on Cost-effectiveness Analysis in Multiple SclerosisBrandes, DW, Raimundo, K, Agashivala, N and Kim, E, Journal of Medical Economics, 1/1/2013
  • A Cross-sectional Survey of Patient Satisfaction and Subjective Experiences of Treatment With FingolimodHanson KA, Agashivala N, Stringer SM, Balantac Z, Brandes DW, Patient Preference and Adherence, 1/1/2013
  • Compliance to Fingolimod and Other Disease Modifying Treatments in Multiple Sclerosis Patients, A Retrospective Cohort StudyAgashivala N, Wu N, Abouzaid S, Wu Y, Kim E, Boulanger L, Brandes DW, BMC Neurology, 1/1/2013
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  • Treatment Selection in Multiple Sclerosis: Results of a Physician SurveyHanson, KA, Agashivala, N, Raimundo, K, Kim, E, Stringer, SM, Balantac, Z, Wyrwich, KW, Brandes, DW, Consortium of MS Centers, Orlando, FL, 5/31/2013
  • Impact of Real World Adherence on Effectiveness of First-line DMT's in Multiple SclerosisAgashivala, N, Raimundo, K, Kim, E, Brandes, DW, American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 3/18/2013
  • Comparison of Compliance to Fingolimod and Other First-Line Disease Modifying Treatments Among Patients with Multiple SclerosisAbouzaid, S, Wu, N, Wu, Y, Kim, E, Boulanger, L, Brandes, DW, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Cincinnati, OH, 10/7/2012
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  • Sleepless Nights4/29/1995
  • Fatigue and Sleep Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis in Symptom Management in MS3/16/2013
  • Sleep Disorders in Multiple Sclerosis1/1/2013
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  • Say Goodnight to Sleep Disorders in Multiple SclerosisBrandes, DW, MSFocus
  • Multiple Sclerosis Radio Talk ShowBrandes, DW, Colin Fluxman Show
    Oxnard, CA - 2/18/2000
  • Sleep Disorders Radio Talk ShowBrandes, DW, Colin Fluxman Show
    Oxnard, CA - 1/29/2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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