Dr. Meril Platzer, MD

Dr. Meril Platzer, MD

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Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
67 y/o
(8)

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Dr. Meril Platzer, MD is a neurology specialist in Woodland Hills, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. She specializes in neurology.Read her story

Meril Platzer, M.D.

6325 Topanga Canyon Blvd Ste 101

Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Platzer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Platzer treats Restless Leg Syndrome more than 94% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Primary Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Secondary Restless Leg Syndrome
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Platzer treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Platzer treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Migraine
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Platzer treats Migraine more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Platzer treats this condition more than 87% 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

Dr. Platzer's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Hydrocephalus
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningiomas
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Parkinsonism
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Stroke
Syncope
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Vertigo

About Me

I am a solo practicing neurologist for over 25 years. My emphasis is on 1-1 medical care advocacy for patient and caretaker, old fashioned neurology, thorough exams and follow through.My interests are alzheimer's treatment, caretaker support and prevention. 

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

L a Co Usc Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Wayne State University
Medical School
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Platzer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Platzer

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
87.5%
(7)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Dr. Platzer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
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  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Meril Platzer, MD
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She listened to me when another neurologist did not. Because she listened to me she ran the right tests that led to diagnosis and treatment options that I can live with and that are improving the quality of my life. I highly recommend Dr. Platzer to anyone with a suspected or diagnosed...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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