Dr. Laurence Primack, MD

Dr. Laurence Primack, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Laurence Primack, MD is a neurology specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1979 and specializes in neurology.

1701 12th Ave Ste B3

Altoona, PA 16601

Contact Information

(814) 940-7340

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

57  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Greenwich Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Primack's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Primack to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Primack's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

He had an eeg done on me. The lady who did the eeg was great. But there is a younger girl who works in the reception area and every time I call about any test results to speaks to me in a very rude tone. I hate calling their office and asking anything if she answers the phone.
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Dr. Primack seemed to have no courtesy for my father as his patient. He talked to me with my father right next to us, as if he wasn't even there. His comments we very inconsiderate and he just really didn't seem very concerned with his welfare. Office staff were great, but he was borderline rude...more
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Dr. Primack has always been friendly, professional, and helpful. He listens to all my concerns and questions. He's very knowledgable and respectful. As to the person who complained about the nerve conduction studies he does, I have had one too and NO it is not painful. I have had more...more
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I saw Dr. Primack for nerve damage and he did a nerve conduction study. He was very rude and impatient as if I was bothering him. The nerve conduction study revealed I had moderate nerve damage. As he was conducting the nerve conduction study, it was painful and he said, "Oh stop it, it isn't that...more
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