Dr. Kathy Polo, MD

Dr. Kathy Polo, MD

Neurology •  Female • Age 60

  
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Dr. Kathy Polo, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Tacoma, WA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Polo to book an appointment.


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MultiCare Neuroscience Center of Washington

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      She is the best!
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      • Appointment scheduling
      • Office environment
      • Staff friendliness
      • Appointment wasn't rushed
      • Listened & answered questions
      • Explained conditions well
      • Trusted the provider's decisions
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      Larry Heatwole in Gloucester, VA – Jun 12, 2019
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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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      All4myboys in Olalla, WA – Apr 12, 2019
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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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      Mar 07, 2019
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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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      Kathleen Williams in Washington – Nov 14, 2017
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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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      (253) 292-6774

      Dr. Polo accepts the following insurance:

      Aetna
      Medicare Advantage
      Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
      Anthem
      National (BlueCard) PPO
      Blue Cross Blue Shield
      Blue Card PPO
      Bridgespan
      CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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      Humana
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      MultiPlan
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      Tricare
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      Medicaid
      United Healthcare
      US Family Health Plan
      Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

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      Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Washington
      No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
      No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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

      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

      Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
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      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

      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
      • 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

      Awards

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      MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital

      Tacoma, WA

      71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

      Mary Bridge Children's Hospital

      Tacoma, WA

      MultiCare Allenmore Hospital

      Tacoma, WA

      MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

      Puyallup, WA

      65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

      • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)