Dr. George Makari, MD

Dr. George Makari, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  |  
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62 y/o
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Dr. George Makari, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Cairo University and specializes in pediatric neurology, pediatrics, and more.

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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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
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more than 39% of peers
Epilepsy
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more than 28% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
normal
more than 27% of peers

Dr. Makari'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Makari "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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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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

Excellent experience with Dr Makari. He takes the time to listen to my sons concerns on every visit.
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