Dr. Wayne Olan, MD

Dr. Wayne Olan, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Wayne Olan, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 741-2750

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Bone Disorders
high
more than 88% of peers
Myelopathy
normal
more than 78% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Olan'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Diagnostic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/ Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Olan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Olan's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Olan to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Olan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

It seems that all he does is injections. There is no discussion of treatment options, medications or anything else. The injection will, according to him, resolve the pain problem. If it doesn’t, try another injection. He spends minimal time with the patient.
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If I could rate lower than one star I would do it. What a horrible experience. First, It took weeks to make an appointment. The actual appointment itself was awful between the long wait time, Dr. Olan not introducing himself, explaining the procedure in medical lingo I didn't understand, spent...more
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Dr. Olan, great compassionate Neurosurgeon. I definitely would recommend him and his staff to everyone! I had a Brain Aneurysm at work in DC and was rushed to the George Washington Hospital in D.C. My family was contacted in Philadelphia, PA and they rushed to my side in D.C. and spoke with the...more
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