Dr. Katelan Longfellow, MD

Dr. Katelan Longfellow, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
36 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Katelan Longfellow, MD is a neurology specialist in Tacoma, WA. She specializes in neurology.Read her story

Franciscan Neurology Associates at St. Joseph

1608 S J St Fl 5

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Longfellow's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Longfellow "Katelan Longfellow, MD, is a board-certified neurologist who treats patients ages 18 and older.Dr. Longfellow holds special medical interest in deep brain stimulation (DBS) for essential tremor and Parkinson's disease. She also enjoys the evaluation and management of movement disorders, and has been trained in the use of Botox to treat hemifacial spasm and dystonia. Dr. Longfellow believes that many neurological conditions benefit from a long-term, dynamic partnership between physician and patient. This involves working together to solve problems and engaging patients as full, active participants in pursuit of their best health."

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Longfellow does not have any board certifications listed.

10  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Neurological Disorders
  • Ataxia
  • Benign Essential Blepharospasm
  • Essential Tremor
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Parkinson Disease 3, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body (PARK3)
  • Parkinson Disease 4, Autosomal Dominant Lewy Body (PARK4)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Tremor

2  Procedures

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.


  • Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Washington, Seattle
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Washington, Seattle
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Longfellow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Longfellow to family and friends
5 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Longfellow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Recently, we took our 88 year old mother to see Dr. Longfellow. We have been seeing doctors for over a year dealing with her Tinnitus. Dr. Longfellow went above and beyond trying to find some relief for her. To our amazement, Dr. Longfellow changed some medications and made some suggestions. ...more
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Very knowledgeable about Parkinson disease and DBS. Also very knowledgeable about programing DBS.
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This review is not about Dr. Longfellow per se. It is about her practice organization, or rather disorganization. There is NO access to her by telephone. Everything must go through the hospital phone system: wait time 5 and 10 minutes. Then a message is left for Dr. Longfellow's "nurse." who is...more
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Dr. Longfellow is an excellent doctor who helped me with my essential tremors. I found her to be kind and dedicated to her profession. I am able to type again thanks to her. I met her when she was working at the VA in Seattle. I have no idea about her current office environment.
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