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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 65

4203 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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Dr. Olson's Experience

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Dr. Olson's Specialties

  • Nephrology

Procedures Dr. Olson Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
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Hospital Quality

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Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Troy Campus
44201 Dequindre Road
Troy, MI 48085
Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus
3601 West 13 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Oakland Neurosurgical Assocs
Oakland Neurosurgical Assocs
4203 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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    Dr. Olson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Hemodialysis
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    • Acidosis
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Alkalosis
    • Amyloidosis
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
    • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Gout
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Hyperkalemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypokalemia
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    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Kidney Stones
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
    • Meningiomas
    • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
    • Myelopathy
    • Nephritis and Nephropathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Stroke
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vasculitis
    • Vitamin D Deficiency
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1976

    Internship Hospital

    Wm Beaumont Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak
    Complete in 1978
    University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Olson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Olson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Royal Oak Campus

    • Beaumont Health System - Beaumont - Troy Campus

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.4 out of 5

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    4.4 out of 5

    11 responses

    Dr. Olson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Olson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.3 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.5 out of 5

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    Oakland Neurosurgical Assocs
    4203 W 13 Mile Rd
    Royal Oak, MI 48073
    (248) 288-2025 (Office)
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