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About Dr. Carl J Orfuss

Dr. Carl J Orfuss, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 52 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 14 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carl J Orfuss is Great. Dr. Carl J Orfuss has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 14 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Carl J Orfuss is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Jules Stein Eye Institute

100 Medical Plz
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Specialties

Dr. Carl J Orfuss has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Carl J Orfuss has the following 20 expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Stroke
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Neurology
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Memory Disorders
  • Evoked Potential Studies
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Concussion
  • Headache
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Dr. Carl J Orfuss has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Carl J Orfuss is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Poor skills in field

The Doctor and his staff were rude and I observed even mean to sick and elderly patients missed my diagnosis did not send my records when requested I would strongly suggest a different choice for car e

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Dr. Orfuss is great

Dr. Orfuss is a great doctor. He took his time to diagnosed my dad's weak arms and legs condition. He explained the tests results and showed us the MRI.

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God bless Dr. Orfuss

I have a permanently damaged nerve in my head which happened while re-opening the hole for a second brain surgery (both surgeries failed), which left me with many problems. My own surgeon, his colleagues and many other doctors I have see couldn't or wouldn't do anything about them. Dr Orfuss, while letting me know that nothing to be done about the damage, prescribed a medicine to ease the headache, neck and upper back pain caused by the damage. For the first time in 3 years, I had some painless nights and no pain during the day, unless I accidentally touched the hurt part accidentally. However, the medicine affected my memory very badly. Dr. Orfuss is still trying to find ways to tackle the problem. My heart-felt thanks and best wishes to Dr. Orfuss.

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Rudest staff. Just...wow.

I've never taken the time to do reviews, but I had to look this Dr. up to see his stats because of such rude, dismissive phone treatment by their phone attendant. There is always a nice way to say things, and someone manning the phones should speak kindly to their bosses clients. Especially when kindness and respect is given to them. This was also after getting a recording stating they won't open the phones until 10 (and I was calling at 10:15). I had to wait around, making me late for work myself, until they decided to show up for work (or do their job). He's a decent enough doctor, but if his business is in trouble it's because of poor staff selection. Hope he notices.

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One Star

I seen Dr. Orfuss today as a follow-up and he was just as rude and cantankerous as the intial consultation with him. He refused to go over the blood work or imaging results which he ordered with me . I had to ask to see another doctor. On top of that I really was disappointed with the entire experience at UCLA.

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  • Education

    52 Years Experience

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1966

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

Jules Stein Eye Institute, 100 Medical Plz, Los Angeles, CA

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