Dr. Kathrin LaFaver, MD

Dr. Kathrin LaFaver, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Kathrin LaFaver, MD is a neurology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from University Of Freiburg Medical School in 2005 and specializes in neurology and neurological movement disorders.

220 Abraham Flexner Way # 606

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 582-7654

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Top Care Areas

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Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Gait Abnormality
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. LaFaver "At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region."

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurological Movement Disorders

1  Board Certifications

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

26  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Drug-Induced Parkinsonism
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple System Atrophy
  • Myoclonus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Syncope
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Freiburg Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Mayo Medical School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • National Institute of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. LaFaver has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. LaFaver's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. LaFaver to family and friends
28 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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  • 1

Dr. LaFaver's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. LaFaver Says:

I appreciate your time in submitting a patient survey. As a general rule at ULP Neurology, appointments in our clinic for new patients are scheduled for 60 minutes and established patients are scheduled for 30 minutes. We are committed to providing you excellent clinical care, access to a multidisciplinary therapeutic team and the opportunity to participate in research studies.


Patient Comments (12)

She is very competent and doesn't act like she is in a hurry.
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I participated in Dr. LaFaver's MORE program at Frazier Rehab in Louisville and cannot be thankful enough for having my life back! Wonderful experience and great team!
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Fantastic neurologist, thorough, made me feel at ease.
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Very thorough and caring doctor. Would highly recommend her.
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Very compassionate care. Dr LaFaver is brilliant!!
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