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Dr. Laurie Garms, MD

Neurology ·  Female · Age 54

Dr. Garms

Dr. Laurie Garms, MD is a neurology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1990 and specializes in neurology.


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(800) 648-6868

Dr. Garms accepts the following insurance:

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Garms' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garms treats Migraine more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Garms treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garms treats Brain Disorders more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Garms treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garms treats Narcolepsy and Cataplexy more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Garms treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cataplexy
  • Narcolepsy

Dr. Garms' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laurie Garms, MD is a neurology specialist in Dubuque, IA and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Ut Med Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1990

Awards

Dr. Garms' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Garms

3.3

Based on 3 reviews

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I would recommend Dr Garms to muy friends and family. I was seen by 2 previous neurologist and had 17 years worth of records sent to her office. I wad very impressed by her knowledge of my history prior to me saying anything at my appointment. She has been very considerate of my quality of life...Read More
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Dr Garms does not seem very knowledgeable able migraines and the newest treatments. She is very hard to get an appointment and her nurses do not call u back for days. So even trying to get a prescription renewed is difficult.
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