Dr. Walter Olson, MD

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Dr. Walter Olson, MD

Neurology | Male

UofL Physicians - Neurology 401 E Chestnut St Unit 510, Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
(502) 588-6000

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Of Ohio

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Medical College Of Ohio Hospital

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Olson's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Olson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Olson's Care Philosophy

I intend to be a caring giver of knowledge, assistance and support to patient and family.