Dr. George Makari, MD

Dr. George Makari, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  |  
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61 y/o
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Dr. George Makari, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 61 years old. Dr. Makari is affiliated with Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, MultiCare Allenmore Hospital, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital.

Mary Bridge Chilren's Health Center

311 S L St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Care Philosophy

Dr. George Makari is the Director of Pediatric Neurology at Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Health Center. His Board Certifications include: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with special qualifications in Child Neurology, and Developmental Disabilities; and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He has a special interest in the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy including epileptic surgery evaluation, as well as sleep disorders.
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Dr. Makari's Experience

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Dr. Makari's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurodevelopment Disabilities, Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatrics and Sleep Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Pediatrics
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Board Certifications

  • Neurodevelopment Disabilities
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatric Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

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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

  • Cairo University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cairo University Hospitals; Wayne State University (Pediatrics)
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Of Michigan (Pediatrics); Medical College Of Georgia (Neurology)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Makari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makari to family and friends
5.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Makari's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Puyallup, WA |
Excellent experience with Dr Makari. He takes the time to listen to my sons concerns on every visit.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Makari accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Makari has admitting privileges

Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
401 15th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98372
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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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