Dr. Richard Spitzer, MD

Dr. Richard Spitzer, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 73
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Dr. Richard Spitzer, MD is a neurology specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1969 and specializes in neurology.

50 Alessandro Pl Ste 120

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Spitzer'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Montefiore M C H&L Moses Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Sinai Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny and Presby Hp Cornell Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spitzer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spitzer's Reviews

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spitzer to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Spitzer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

After waiting two hours the last time I saw him, he spent about 10 minutes with me. I felt like I was just a number and not a person when meeting with him. He has never answered my questions well or took any care about my concerns. Don't waste your time with Dr. Spitzer. His "secretary," as she...more
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After waiting for 2 1/2 hours , Dr Richard Spritzer spent less than 10 minutes with us. He was flippant and uninterested in our concerns. He was downright dismissive about our genuine concerns about our mom’s rapidly deteriorating mental acuity. We felt pushed around and just another number on a...more
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Very thoughtful Doctor , great diagnostician
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