Dr. Desiree Ortiz-Cruz, MD

Dr. Desiree Ortiz-Cruz, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 59
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Desiree Ortiz-Cruz, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Lawton, OK. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

2701 SW A Ave

Lawton, OK 73505

Contact Information

(580) 248-1004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Ortiz-Cruz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Headache
very high
more than 97% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
69

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Va Hosp-U Pr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ortiz-Cruz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ortiz-Cruz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ortiz-Cruz to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Ortiz-Cruz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Lawton, OK |
Dr. Ortiz is an excellent doctor. She is extremely knowledgeable. She is very quick about responding to email when I have questions. She has helped me tremendously with my health. I cannot thank her enough for helping me manage my migraines & seizures.
in Lawton, OK |
Dr. Ortiz-Cruz is very helpful and knowledgeable. She has given me insight and advice regarding my long term health problem that no other physician has. Her advice has been spot-on.
in Duncan, OK |
Very understanding and knowledgeable with patience; an unbeatable combination.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ortiz-Cruz accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Community Care Network
    Standard Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Ortiz-Cruz has admitting privileges

Comanche County Memorial Hospital
3401 W Gore Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
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Southwestern Medical Center
5602 SW Lee Blvd
Lawton, OK 73505
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Duncan Regional Hospital
1407 N Whisenant Dr
Duncan, OK 73533
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