Dr. David Hardesty, MD

Dr. David Hardesty, MD

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Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
(7)

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Dr. David Hardesty, MD is a neurology specialist in Pismo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in neurology.

Coast Neuro

2 James Way Ste 101

Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hardesty performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dementia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers
Essential Tremor
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Hardesty's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hardesty "I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

73  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurological Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hardesty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hardesty's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hardesty to family and friends
7 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Hardesty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Hardesty is overall excellent. He takes the time necessary to make sure all questions are addressed. Be prepared for longer wait times later in the day. Totally agree with other reviews, his office staff is another story. We are not sure if they are intentional, overwhelmed, or just...more
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Dr. Hardesty is GREAT! Thorough, patient, nice man. I would have given this a 5-star review because leaving a voice mail message with his "assistant" NEVER got me any results, even when there was a semi-urgent question. I actually had to make a decision myself regarding my elderly mother's meds...more
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Dr. Hardesty is very thorough and takes his time listening and explaining things. His office staff is a different story. I've left voice messages and have never received a call back from his staff, including his office manager/nurse, Nathan. It's extremely frustrating when I've addressed it with...more
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My experience with Dr. Hardesty himself has been fantastic so far. He spent a great deal of time reviewing my history and listening to my concerns. He asked engaging questions and was extremely thorough. His scheduling and staff are a different story. Duration of lag-time: Called back to schedule...more
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