Dr. Jose Pizarro Otero, MD

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Neurology | Male

10141 Big Bend Rd Ste 206 Riverview, FL 33578 Get Directions
Dr. Jose Pizarro Otero, MD
Dr. Jose Pizarro Otero, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Riverview, FL. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Pizarro Otero is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Tampa General Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital.

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I strive to give my patients a comprehensive and compassionate care.

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    Dr. Pizarro Otero's Performance
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      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (4)
    in Sun City Center, FL |
    I will never know. My wife was just released from the hospital following a stroke. Told to follow up with a neurologist. Told first available appointment was July, 4 months from now. The lady answering the phone was terrible.
    in Wimauma , FL |
    Dr Pizarro is a kind and knowledgeable Physician I have never had a Doctor spend so much time going over every option and detail. I highly recommend Dr Pizarro.
    in Orlando, FL |
    Excellent doctor
    in Brandon, FL |
    His office needs a complete staff overhaul, he has an office manager that works one day a week, and has two offices and makes patients wait two to three months to see him for a 15 minute appointment
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    Dr. Pizarro Otero's Care Philosophy

    I strive to give my patients a comprehensive and compassionate care.

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    Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist (MSCS) by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.

    Dr. Pizarro Otero'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 Internal Medicine, Neurology and Sleep Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Sleep Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • ADHD and-or ADD
    • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
    • Cluster Headache
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Parkinsonism
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stiff-Man Syndrome
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Tic Disorders
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      Autonomous University of Guadalajara / Faculty of Medicine

      Graduated in 2002

      New York Medical College

      Graduated in 2004

    • Internship Hospital
      New York Medical College

      Completed in 2004

    • Residency Hospital
      Universidad Central Del Caribe

      Completed in 2008

      University of South Florida / College of Medicine

      Completed in 2011

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University of South Florida / College of Medicine

      Completed in 2012

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus

      Graduated in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Sleep Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
    • Botox® Injection
    • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Sleep Study
    • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)