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About Dr. Timothy P Olson

Dr. Timothy P Olson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Des Moines, IA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Timothy P Olson is Good. Dr. Timothy P Olson has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Timothy P Olson is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Broadlawns Medical Center

1801 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50314
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Specialties

Dr. Timothy P Olson has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Timothy P Olson has the following 12 expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mental Illness
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Dr. Timothy P Olson has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Timothy P Olson is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Very cold, rude, and arrogant. Needs to retire. Did not listen to my concerns. He does what he wants and does not listen to his patients needs.

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He does not talk with you spend time, I would not wish my worst enemy to go to him. Most uncaring doctor I have been too. Needs to retire and stop wasting peoples time

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Thank you for understanding in a tough spot!

Dr. Timothy Olson was actually a last resort choice for me when I had run out of one of my medications and had to change doctors, with my doctor of many years recently retired. He and his staff were wonderful, very patient, and made me feel at ease, when I felt very conspicuous. He was patient and understanding and asked questions I had not been asked previously. He is a caring, patient doctor, and I am thankful I found him.

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  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Timothy P Olson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Wellmark
    • Wellmark Alliance Select

Locations & Directions

Broadlawns Medical Center, 1801 Hickman Rd, Des Moines, IA
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