Dr. David Hardesty, MD

Dr. David Hardesty, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Hardesty, MD is a neurology specialist in Pismo Beach, CA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1997 and specializes in neurology.

Coast Neuro

2 James Way Ste 101

Pismo Beach, CA 93449
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Accepted insurance

  • 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.

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

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Care Philosophy

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  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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  • 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.


  • 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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Marian Regional Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Stroke Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Hardesty is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Hardesty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hardesty to family and friends
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hardesty's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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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