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About Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller

Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 13 years of experience. His specialties include Sleep Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Shatzmiller is affiliated with Methodist Hospital Southern Ca. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller is Great. Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Laboratory Corp Of America

1025 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
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Specialties

Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller has the following 3 specialties

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

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

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Reviews

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One Star

Unobservant, dismissive of very serious issues; inaccurate diagnosis and not an aggressive advocate for his patients at all. Now much better off with my new neurologist.

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Five Stars

Dr. Shatzmiller is incredibly competent in his areas of expertise. He is not afraid, or to proud, to refer if necessary to someone else. He is funny, laid-back, and presents an excellent bedside manner. He definitely gives me and my son the best care he is able to. He always follows up with questions, even if he has to research a bit. He is one of the best doctors I've had the pleasure of working with as a patient. I've been his patient for a little over two years. I hope this helps.

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Inaccurate Diagnosis

Was not interested at all in accurately diagnosing, NOR treating. Just claimed "don't worry your not that sick". Then claimed I had "Fibromyalgia". Turns out my other 2 Drs were right and Dr Shatzmiller was 100% wrong. I am better now thanks to not listening to Dr Shatzmiller and listening to Drs with experience instead.

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The best neurologist I have ever been to

I was so impressed with Dr. Shatzmiller because he spent an incredible amount of time with me, and discussed my possible problems in detail. I am still going to him as the problems aren't solved as yet. I highly recommend him.

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Engineer

Dr. Shatzmiller explains details thoroughly and has made such a positivedifference in the quality of my life.Dr. Shatzmiller solved my problem quickly and effectively and for that, I am forever greatful !

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shatzmiller is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    13 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ron A Shatzmiller accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Laboratory Corp Of America, 1025 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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