Dr. Irving Wolfe, DO

Dr. Irving Wolfe, DO

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Irving Wolfe, DO is a neurology doctor who practices in Des Moines, IA. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

2600 Grand Ave Ste 102

Des Moines, IA 50312

Contact Information

(515) 255-7414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
normal
more than 73% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 68% of peers
Parkinsonism
normal
more than 59% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
47

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (10/24/2006)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Irving Larry Wolfe; License # 162639

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Physician has been disciplined in the State of Iowa for engaging in inappropriate sexual relations with at least three patients, for administering medications without conforming to the minimum standards of practice and for documenting patient examinations that he did not perform.

    Action Taken:

    The Physician has Surrendered his license to practice medicine in the State of New York.

    State: New York
1 Board Action
  • Professional Misconduct (12/5/2014)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Wolfe, Irving L DO: License # 02257: DECEMBER 5, 2014 – LICENSE REINSTATEMENT: The Iowa Board of Medicine has returned the physician’s license to full privileges, free and clear of all restrictions; related to February 12, 2012 disciplinary action.
    State: Iowa

Education

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Des Moines Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Nassau Co Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • New York Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wolfe has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wolfe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wolfe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wolfe to family and friends
3.2
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Wolfe's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Wolfe accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

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