Dr. Francis Walsh practices Neuropathology in Martinsville, VA. Dr. Walsh studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Sleep Medicine
- U Ma Mem Hlthcare-Univ Campus, Neurology
- University Mass Med Center 1987
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- What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?
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