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About Dr. Erik L Ortega

Dr. Erik L Ortega, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Phoenix, AZ, with another office in Phoenix, AZ. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Ortega has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

14 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Erik L Ortega is Great. Dr. Erik L Ortega has been rated by 14 patients. From those 14 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Erik L Ortega is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

St Josephs Hospital And Medical Center

350 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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500 W Thomas Rd Ste 400
Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Specialties

Dr. Erik L Ortega has the following 3 specialties

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • 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. Erik L Ortega has the following 9 expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Headache
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Electromyography

Dr. Erik L Ortega has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Erik L Ortega is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Five Stars

Dr. Ortega has great bedside manners. He certainly demonstrations he cares about his patients. He takes the time to answer any questions and does not make you feel rushed.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    15 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2003

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Erik L Ortega accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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