Dr. Laura Hershkowitz, DO

Dr. Laura Hershkowitz, DO

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Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
52 y/o
(20)

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Dr. Laura Hershkowitz, DO is a neurology specialist in Tacoma, WA. She specializes in neurology and epilepsy.Read her story

Frank S. Baker Center

316 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hershkowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Epilepsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Parkinsonism
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Hershkowitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Hershkowitz's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hershkowitz "Laura L. Hershkowitz, DO, is a board-certified neurologist and neurophysiologist with special qualifications in epilepsy and EEG monitoring. Her practice focus is on helping adult patients with epilepsy manage their condition in order to live the fullest, healthiest lives possible."

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Epilepsy

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Epilepsy Surgery

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.

Education

  • Michigan State University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Michigan Institute Of Neurological Disorders
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hershkowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hershkowitz's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hershkowitz to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hershkowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

We saw Dr Herkowitz ARNP for a follow up. She clearly had not bothered to review any medical records, told us during the appointment that she didn’t have time to listen to our concerns and refused to sign a request from an employer for short term disability. Her response to our concerns about how...more
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Dr. Hershkowitz is wonderful! Very friendly and wants to get involved. Very clear on everything and makes sure you understand everything before leaving the room. Office staff is wonderful and very easy to get ahold of! There is not a single thing to complain about.
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Dr. Hershkowitz was not only focused on treating my condition, but truly cared about my quality of life when considering what medication to prescribed for me. She was very thoughtful in her approach and I also felt like I was her number one priority while she was with me. I never felt rushed and...more
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We feel so blessed to be one of dr Hershkawitz patients, she is informative, she shows great concern, we never feel rushed or like we are another patient... She always makes us feel informed and that we can handle the next step in treatment! She is amazing.
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