Dr. Elias Gizaw, MD

Dr. Elias Gizaw, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elias Gizaw, MD is a neurology specialist in Tavares, FL. He specializes in neurology.Read his story

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

Learn about Dr. Gizaw

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Gizaw'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.

Dr. Gizaw's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gizaw "Dr. Gizaw completed his neurology residency at New York University and in 1993 was awarded the honor of Chief Resident at the Northport VA Medical Center in New York. He earned his fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease in 1995 from the University of Miami. Dr. Gizaw has been in private practice with Florida Neurology since 1995. He likes to go boating with his family whenever he has time off and he particularly enjoys deep sea fishing."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gizaw "At Florida Neurology we want to provide the best neurology care available in the community. We treat the total patient not just the disease. We treat each patient with compassion, integrity, and honesty. Our physicians and our entire staff look forward to the opportunity to provide high quality medical care."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Volgogradski Medical Instituto
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Maryland General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New York School-Psychiatry
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gizaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gizaw's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gizaw to family and friends
18 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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Dr. Gizaw's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

This is not about Dr. Gizaw, but the Florida Neurology practice. I called for an appointment as a new patient. The web site is pretty definite what a new patient should bring and I did not need a referral. However, the office associate demanded that my GP provide office notes which would not...more
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Doctor kept me waiting an hour and a half and then when I saw him he barley spoke - did not appear to take my problem seriously.
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Nurse Jessica is wonderful and compassionate and Dr. Gizaw is very knowledgeable.
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Love this office, fast and efficient!
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Wonderful Dr. and staff!
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