Dr. Steven Adelman, DO

Dr. Steven Adelman, DO

Neurology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Steven Adelman, DO is a neurology specialist in Des Moines, IA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in neurology and adult neurology.

1111 6th Ave # A100

Des Moines, IA 50314

Contact Information

(515) 358-0011

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Migraine
very high
more than 98% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Adelman'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Grandview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Mt Sinai
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adelman's Reviews

1.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adelman to family and friends
25 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Adelman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

My husband saw him after his doctor referred him to Adelman who acted "put out" by having to see him. He said there's nothing wrong with him. Those comments haunted my husband for two years in DSM-all the other crappy neurologists in DSM dismissed him, due to his notes! Adelman kicked us out of...more
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Dr. Adelman was the most unprofessional, rude, arrogant physician that I have ever come in contact with. He did absolutely nothing to help figure out a diagnosis and was quickly on his way. i will never, ever see him again and would recommend seeing anyone, but him. I can't believe a quality...more
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Rude, got mad because he thought I was to controversial, because I asked for a diagnosis! Lied when I said he had not diagnosed her. Raised he's voice at me several time.would not recommend to anyone!
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Although I am not impressed with his bedside manner, I found him to be very knowledgeable. He gave a Rx that completely solved my condition. He was thorough in the explanation on how to use the medicine and how to wean off of it. I would recommend him to friends.
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There is a reason his rating is a 2. After seeing Dr. Adelman I no longer want to see any doctors at all. I'd rather fly to South America and see a shaman. He argumentatively dismissed all my symptoms as psychological before performing any tests at all other than pushing on my arms and wouldn't...more
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