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Tinklepaugh, David Lee, MD





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise
Electromyography (EMG), Neuromuscular Neurology, Neuropathy, Neurosciences, Spine Surgery


Yale New Haven Hospital

Greenwich Hospital

Medical School
University of Virginia Medical School

Yale New Haven Hospital

University of Washington

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • Connecticut State Medical Society, Member


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Tinklepaugh is always helpful and caring. He is a good listener and does not rush.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Tinklepaugh has always displayed and showed his concern to my complaints/ailments. He takes his time to explain options for care treatment and is a considerate and excellent physician and a proficient/neurologist. Grateful for his care.

5 out of 5 stars

The doctor was very engaging and thoughtful about my medical problems unrelated to his area of expertise

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Tinklepaugh is a fantastic dr. I have been with him over 10 years and could not be more pleased.

5 out of 5 stars

Loved that knowing I see a naturopath he recommended a supplement that could possibly help my neuropathy.

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent. He listened! He was thorough. Explained. Flexible. He looked you in the eye! Knew his field thoroughly. Smart. Human.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Tinklepaugh always includes me in decision making. We always discuss options and he always wait for my input, and we came to agreement on how to move forward.

5 out of 5 stars

I am very pleased with *Dr. Tinklepaugh & his staff. I feel that I am part of the team for my care.

5 out of 5 stars

Outstanding service, extremely professional and courtesy.

5 out of 5 stars

I very much appreciated this doctor's down-to-earth nature and being very easy to talk with. And he did not rush through the appointment.

5 out of 5 stars

Appreciate *Dr. Tinklepaugh's thorough discussion of several complicated neurological issues.

5 out of 5 stars

I highly recommend *Dr. Tinklepaugh. His manner w/patients is excellent. He explains answers thoroughly, has a very pleasant personality and does not make the patient feel rushed. Outstanding physician!

5 out of 5 stars

For a scary illness the doctor is reassuring & knowledgeable.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Tinklepaugh was thorough, thoughtful, and caring. He explained things very well in a way that was easy to understand.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Tinklepaugh was most attentive during my recent visit and ordered bloodwork, a future test and a future appointment with another specialist to evaluate the results of these tests.

5 out of 5 stars

Great appointment. Took his time, no rush, explained items thoroughly and answered questions.


If you would like to contact Dr. Tinklepaugh's Mystic office, please call (860) 886-1433.

If your GPS is unable to find 100 Perkins Farm Drive, please try 80 Coogan Boulevard.



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