Dr. Irving Wolfe, DO
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Dr. Irving Wolfe, DO

Neurology | Male

CENTRAL IOWA NEUROLOGY 4116 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311 Get Directions

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Dr. Wolfe specializes in Neurology and practices in Des Moines, IA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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    Sanction

    Dr. Wolfe has received 1 sanction

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    • 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
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Wolfe has 2 board actions

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    • 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
    • Professional Misconduct  (2/12/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Iowa
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Des Moines Genl Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Nassau Co Mc

    Completed in 1988

    New York Med College

    Completed in 1986

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Wolfe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • Malpractice claims in Iowa not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Wolfe's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Wolfe

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients