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Dr. Russ Shimizu, MD

Neurology*
3.9 (9)
Map Pin Small Santa Monica, CA
Accepting new patients
57 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Russ Shimizu, MD

Dr. Russ Shimizu, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA. They specialize in Neurology, has 57 years of experience. They graduated from University of Colorado At Denver and is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center. Dr. Shimizu, completed a residency at L A Co Usc Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shimizu an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Shimizu works at Practice in Santa Monica, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Traumatic Brain Injury and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Anthem, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shimizu's Office Locations

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    Lekha M. Rao MD Inc
    2811 Wilshire Blvd Ste 790, Santa Monica, CA 90403 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (310) 829-5968

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  • Providence Saint John's Health Center

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EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aural Migraine
Cerebrovascular Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Embolic Stroke
Epilepsy
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Gait Abnormality
Stroke
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Vasculitis
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Alzheimer's Disease
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Burning Mouth Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Stenosis
Cervical Vertigo
Compressed Spinal Cord
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diplopia
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Dizziness
Dysphagia
Headache
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Herniated Disc
Insomnia
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Loss of Smell and Taste
Loss of Taste
Migraine
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Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Parkinson's Disease
Pseudobulbar Affect
Radiculopathy
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tension Headache
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Vertigo
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EMG (Electromyography)
Nerve Conduction Studies
Aneurysm
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Anterior Horn Disease
Ataxia
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Autonomic Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brainstem Stroke Syndrome
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Corticobasal Degeneration
Cranial Trauma
Dementia
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Dystonia
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Encephalomyelopathy
Essential Tremor
Hydrocephalus
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Meningiomas
Meningitis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelitis
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Myoclonus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Optic Neuritis
Parkinsonism
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Seizure Disorders
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Syncope
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Syphilis Infections
Torticollis
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Visual Field Defects
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
ImPACT Testing
Memory Evaluation
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Peripheral NeuropathyTesting
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Sudoscan
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TCD Bubble Test
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Trigger Point Injection
Wada Test
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    About Dr. Russ Shimizu, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 57 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1780688242
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • L A Co Usc Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Russ Shimizu, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shimizu is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shimizu has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shimizu has seen patients for Traumatic Brain Injury and Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shimizu on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Shimizu. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shimizu.

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