Dr. Laura Lynam, MD

Dr. Laura Lynam, MD

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Neurology  |  
Female  |  
42 y/o
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Dr. Laura Lynam, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. She is 42 years old. Dr. Lynam is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, MultiCare Allenmore Hospital and Mary Bridge Children's Hospital.

Frank S. Baker Center

316 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Epilepsy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Lynam'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lynam "Dr. Laura Lynam is a board-certified neurologist with specialty training in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy. A graduate of the University of Iowa College of Medicine, Dr. Lynam completed her internal medicine internship at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix and her neurology residency at Barrow Neurological Institute, also in Phoenix. She received her epilepsy fellowship training at Mayo Clinic Arizona.Dr. Lynam has received board certification in neurology and the subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology."

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Petit Mal Seizure
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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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

  • Grinnell College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St. Joseph's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clinic-Arizona
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lynam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lynam does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lynam and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lynam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lynam to family and friends
3.7
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lynam's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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We went to Dr.Lynam and she has given us hope of figuring out what's going on with my daughter after 25.5 yrs of the why what's going on questions she is great sat and listened to all my worries.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lynam accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Lynam has admitting privileges

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
1901 S Union Ave
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
401 15th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98372
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