Dr. Walter Olson, MD

Dr. Walter Olson, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Walter Olson, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Olson is affiliated with University of Louisville Hospital.

401 E Chestnut St Unit 510

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-3650

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Headache
high
more than 89% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
high
more than 86% of peers
Myasthenia Gravis
normal
more than 41% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Olson "I intend to be a caring giver of knowledge, assistance and support to patient and family."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Dementia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
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Procedures

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Ohio Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olson to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Olson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Olson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Olson has admitting privileges

University of Louisville Hospital
530 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40202
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