Dr. Larry D Olson MD
Neurologist (Pediatric) | Neurodevelopmental Disabilities2015 Upper Gate Dr NE Atlanta GA, 30322
Dr. Larry Olson is a child neurologist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Olson specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system in children from birth to young adulthood. With combined understanding of childhood illness and the special needs of each individual child and their family, Dr. Olson is able to help each patient improve the status of their health. Conditions such as seizures, delayed speech, weakness or frequent headaches are treated by child neurologists.
Education and Training
Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med- Vermillion Sd- 1979
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
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