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Dr. Kathy Polo, MD

Dr. Kathy Polo, MD

Neurology ·  Female · Age 59

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(253) 292-6774

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Dr. Kathy Polo, MD is a neurology specialist in Tacoma, WA. She specializes in neurology.


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Dr. Polo accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Medicare Advantage
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Bridgespan
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community First Health Plans
Medicare
First Choice Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Medicare
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
LifeWise
Medicare
Part B Primary
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PacificSource
Pacific Source
Premera Blue Cross
Medicare Advantage HMO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
Medicaid
United Healthcare
US Family Health Plan
Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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Dr. Polo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polo treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Polo treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polo performs Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Polo performs this procedure more than 69% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Botox® for Migraine Treatment
  • Botox® for the Bladder
Brain Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Polo treats Brain Disorders more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Polo treats this condition more than 69% of her peers

Dr. Polo's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

My goal is excellence in the delivery of compassionate, high quality care for patients and their families.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
Tripler Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
Medical School
1987
Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1987

Awards

Dr. Polo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Polo

3.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
10%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(2)

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  • 10 – 15 minutes
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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She is the best!
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She will do all that she can to get to the root of your problem and then work through the options of what the best treatment options are.
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Makes rush judgement s without looking at all the possibilities. If the answer is not readily available, and fit into a quickly identifiable problem, her answer is it must be psychological. does not consider other possibilities or ask other experts if the patient has known issues that she does not have expertise in. If your only problem is a neurological problem that a first year resident could identify, she will do. If you have multiple health issues RUN
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Dr Polo is informed, knowledgeable, and has a good bedside manner. She listens and answers questions or concerns I have. Her professionalism makes me feel confident in her ability to treat me.
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Dr. Polo is amazing. Great communicator and listener. Very knowledgeable, personable and caring. Her incredible care and support were instrumental in resolving 15 years of pain.
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