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About Dr. Kore K Liow MD
Dr. Kore K Liow has 2 locations
Dr. Kore K Liow has the following 2 specialties
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.
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.
Dr. Kore K Liow has the following 9 expertise
- Migraine Disorder
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Clinical Research
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A Doctor I Can Trust!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Kore K Liow - Posted on June 13th, 2019
I was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2000. It has been hard throughout these years. I've seen many doctors, tried lots of different meds and taken every test available. I first saw Dr. Liow in 2009. He diagnosed my epilepsy correctly and answered my questions that no other doctor could answer. My seizures are a challenge and Dr. Liow is there to help me fight it. At my appointments, he is kind, helpful and listens to what I have to say. Dr. Liow and his staff always makes me feel comfortable whether it's just an appointment or a test. I got a Vagus Nerve Stimulator implanted in 2014. Dr. Liow suggested the device to me. It would help decrease the amount of seizures I've had & it sure has. I thank Dr. Liow for that. I trust him! Everyone at Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is great. I've had the pleasure to work with Kelly, Michelle, Gabriel (EEG), and the wonderful staff of the Clinical Research Department.
Research your Doctor
Self-verified patient of Dr. Kore K Liow - Posted on March 12th, 2019
I wanted to write this review to help anyone trying to research and provide their loved one with quality care. I myself am a Nurse and tried to do all the research I could to make sure my other half was going to receive the best care possible from what Hawaii has to provide. Our experience at Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience says it all for itself... Upon scheduling a 4 day VEEG, we were given instructions on what to plan for and when to be there, basic instructions, mainly about billing... We were told to be there are 6 am to check- in and then shortly after the Monitor would be placed on for the remaining 4 days. Being an off Island resident we had to make sure all our plans were in order and in check. So prior to arriving to our appointment, about a week in advance I call to confirm appointment, and we are told that check in has moved up to 8 am and not 6 am, which we were perfectly fine with. Upon arrival to check in at 8 am we were told just to "take a seat, and someone will be right with you" an hour an a half goes by and nothing or nobody says anything, at this point we ask what is going on, and they say that they are short staffed at the moment and are getting ready it should only be 10 minutes. So we wait... another hour or so goes by and finally once the stomach wouldn't stop grumbling I asked when we would be getting checked in because we at this point have missed breakfast and lunch. At this time it is 12pm and decide they will let us sit in the room that would be our stay for 4 days and tell us the monitor will be placed on shortly. Another hour goes by and the Monitor finally gets placed on at 1 pm 5 hours after our appointment was scheduled. We were told that Dr. Liow would be coming by once a day to go over what he has observed and go from there.. He only came in for 5 minutes the whole 4 days, had 2 or so other doctors come in for him, with no knowledge of why the patient was there, or what he was receiving the VEEG for. We were also told that Dr. Liow would be there the final day to go over results for the 4 days, but that did not happen at all, we never even saw him, just scheduled for a follow up a month later. Very disappointing. During our stay we had gotten locked out of their office 3 times, 2 of the times were a significant length that made me question as a nurse the job quality of the techs working there, how could they not know a patient was gone for over and hour, even multiple hours while they are actively checked in to their facility? Their buzzer system had broken 2 1/2 out of the 4 days there, which made their system faulty. Resulting in the multiple hour long lockouts at 10pm during a Sleep Study. There were no emergency numbers to call, or any one to contact when getting locked out, even the security guard for the hospital right next door is no help at all, we asked and they had nothing to provide except for "pound on the front door" which we did multiple times but to no avail, it did not help. On another note, most doctors are for the patient, willing to help the patient and make it as easy as possible for both doctor and patient. We requested that he give us a call to discuss the 4 day VEEG Results with us before scheduling a follow up (why would we fly over and spend all that time and money to be told your OK GO HOME) so we politely asked multiple people multiple times to have him give us a call to say hey your all good, don't need to come back, or your not all good come and talk to me, I wont waste your time. But, Dr. Liow and his staff are not even capable of doing that. So save your time, and find a more reliable, caring Doctor. fyi Tech Gabe was awesome!
Superior Medical Care
Self-verified patient of Dr. Kore K Liow - Posted on December 19th, 2018
Self-verified patient of Dr. Kore K Liow - Posted on November 15th, 2018
I really appreciate Dr. Liow's attitude towards me as a patient. He is caring, and I can tell he is searching out the best form of treatment for me. Even as I was waiting for my appointment, another patient was sharing how much she appreciated Liow and how she felt so much more cared for as opposed to her previous neurologist.
He Helps Treat My Seizures
Self-verified patient of Dr. Kore K Liow - Posted on April 23rd, 2018
Dr. Kore Liow knows his stuff when it comes to epilepsy. Through his advice, medications and medical treatment, I have gone from monthly seizure episodes, to NONE so far. The office atmosphere is great... nice office girls, and other specialists who are cool too! Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by me!
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
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 (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.
National Capital Consortium
Dr. Kore K Liow Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- HMSA Preferred Provider Comp Med
- Humana Choice POS
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Kore K Liow
Director, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience Dr. Liow is the director of Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience, Hawaii's leading and first multidisciplinary Neuroscience Center where he leads a team of neuroscience physicians and researchers in serving over 12,000 patient visits from Oahu, Maui, Big island and Kauai in 2013. He is the Director of Neuroscience, Chair of the Dept. of Medicine at Castle Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Hawaii John Burns School of Medicine. In 2013, the neuroscience center served as an educational and teaching site for over 30 residents, medical students, and graduate and research students from institutions in Hawaii where he served as director of neurology teaching program for the residency programs. Born in Penang Island, Malaysia, Dr. Liow moved to US to complete his schooling, residency training at the University of Utah School Of Medicine and then awarded EEG, Epilepsy fellowship at US National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH (National Institutes of Health) outside of Washington DC. He rose through the academic rank to serve previously as Professor of Neurology and directed the neuroscience program at the University of Kansas Wichita Medical School where he served as investigator for over 40 neuroscience clinical trials sponsored by the NIH, CDC and the industries. He has published over 40 peer reviewed publications in the neuroscience field and served on advisory panel at CDC, American Academy of Neurology and other national organizations to draft national position statements. He served as editorial reviewer for Neurology, Epilepsy and Behavior and others as well as key note speaker at International neuroscience meetings. Dr. Liow has been listed in “Best Doctors in America”, “Best Doctors in Hawaii” and 2012 Physician of the Year in the state of Hawaii for the Adventist Health System.
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