Dr. Donald Holzer, MD

Dr. Donald Holzer, MD

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Age 66
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Dr. Donald Holzer, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Portsmouth, VA. He graduated from Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Of Pennsylvania and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

3315 High St

Portsmouth, VA 23707

Contact Information

(757) 399-0759

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
Insomnia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Holzer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Holzer "Prior to his association with Bon Secours Center for Pain Management, Dr. Holzer was in private practice at The Center for Pain Management in Portsmouth, Va. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the SUNY Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. He holds a medical degree from Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania in Hershey, Pa. Dr. Holzer completed an internship in internal medicine at Cornell Cooperating Hospitals in New York, where he also served residencies in internal medicine and neurology. Dr. Holzer is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and the American Academy of Pain Management. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American College of Physicians, the New York Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Study of Headache and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pain Management and a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Academy Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the American Back Society, the American Pain Society and the American Medical Association. In addition, he sits on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Pain Management."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Holzer "The Bon Secours Neuroscience Center for Pain Management, the largest comprehensive pain management center in Hampton Roads, has been caring for patients suffering from chronic pain for 22 years. Focused on treating patients burdened with pain, our experienced neurologists are specialty trained in pain medicine and apply innovative methods to manage and relieve pain. Bon Secours Neuroscience Center for Pain Management provides treatments to patients experiencing all types of pain including abdominal, joint, back, neck, face and head pain."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Visual Field Defects
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cornell Cooperating Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell Cooperating Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holzer's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Holzer to family and friends
32 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Holzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (11)

I have been seeing Dr. Holzer for almost 4 years and firmly believe he is one of the best pain managers in the state. He is always very attentive and treats his patient with respect. I would recommend him to anyone needed a pain manager or assistance with other neurological issues.
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Dr holzer is an excellent dr He treats you with the HIGHEST RESPECT HE LISTENS TO U EVEN IF IT TAKES A While TO GET TROUGHYOUR MANY PAINS I recommend him unconditionally to everyone who has severe excruciating pain. He is responsible, not just spill pursuer. Try Himyour slelf and know he...more
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Dr. Holzer's an amazing physician and human being. He has listened to my concerns and helped me understand why I hurt when I didn't understand myself. These doctors don't get enough credit especially in today's environment.
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He is the best doctor I've ever had.
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Dr Holzer is wonderful! I feel like I finally have the Dr I have been praying for. He is actually interested in helping me...so refreshing. He looked back over my chart (even my Sentara chart) and assessed my health on the full picture. He is easy to talk to and kind and gentle. He seems to...more
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