Ron Shatzmiller MD | Neurologist | Santa Fe Springs, CA | PIH Health
Ron Andrew Shatzmiller

Ron Andrew Shatzmiller MD, MS


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Dr. Shatzmiller was first drawn to the medical field while working in a research hospital. “When I saw the physicians in action, I realized this was my true calling,” he explains. “There is something about using all of your resources to alleviate the suffering of other human beings that is exciting, noble and important.” Dr. Shatzmiller enjoys making a difference in his patients’ lives by explaining what is happening, managing expectations and offering comfort and support.

Office Information

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Downey Hospital

PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital

PIH Health Whittier Hospital

PIH Health Physicians





  • Neurology

Additional Languages

  • French
  • Spanish


Medical School

Tulane University Medical Center (Louisiana)


Tulane University Medical Center (Louisiana)


University of Southern California School of Medicine (Los Angeles)


University of Southern California School of Medicine (Los Angeles)

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Patient Reviews

September 19, 2022
The doctor was really great and understood what I was there for, and answered my questions. His nurse was really great also. I've already recommended him to my sister and family.
September 16, 2022
We were very happy with our visit with Dr. Shatzmiller. He listened to all of our concerns regarding our mother and explained her stroke to us, the cause and how to try and prevent further strokes. We would highly recommend him to friends and family.
September 16, 2022
Very knowledgeable, makes me feel heard, really cares about helping me get better.
September 12, 2022
Dr Shatzmiller spent a lot of time making sure I understood everything and was very patient with me
September 12, 2022
doctor shatzmiller was incredible! this is honestly probably the best dr appointment ive ever had. even with having to fill out new patient forms, i saw him within 20 minutes of my initial appointment time and he did everything in his power to make sure i understood what was going on and why. very respectful, engaging, and fantastic communication! i can't say enough good things about this appointment.
September 07, 2022
September 07, 2022
Love this Dr he was great with me
September 07, 2022
The doctor is very attentive.
August 31, 2022
Dr, Shatzmiller has been tremendous asset to my care. I have endured years of seeing doctors who deal only on a distant level and don't pursue the actual reasons for some of my symptoms. When being bypassed by some doctors, either by their lack of knowledge, or uncaring attitude is a waste of time. I have to say that Dr. Shatzmiller has been the "BEST" doctor I have ever experienced.
August 31, 2022
Hi. (PHI removed). I appreciated the experience with Dr. Shatzmiller. I think he was outstanding. He did listen. He paid attention. He absorbed. He explained. So phenomenal customer service, besides being a phenomenal physician. Thank you.
August 10, 2022
The doctor is very kind, very efficient, I love his work, very patient. He explains everything very well, many times with the very attentive girls, I love it and every time I have my visit, thank you very much for having such professional and personal doctors.
August 08, 2022
He asked if I would like to be referred to acupuncture and Physical Therapy I said definitely as my regular Dr doesn't unless I suggest it. This was perfect and he is so patient and listens to me, to find the right cure for my headache that I've had for a year from my skull fracture from a fall. He even told me to tell my chiropractor to stop cracking my neck since it's sore.
August 03, 2022
It took 4 months to get an appointment with this doctor, my symptoms subsided by the time I got to see him. We need to make better experience for patients trying to make appointments when they need it. They also need to answer the calls sooner than having to wait 45 minutes to get to an operator.
July 27, 2022
Great experience great Dr. Great staff.
July 18, 2022
Hey was cute, courteous, and patient and he understood my problems and what I was talking about and he was a very respectable person. I really felt that he understood me. Thank you.
July 13, 2022
He is a great Dr.
July 13, 2022
The Dr was very thorough and took his time explaining everything about my condition to me. He didn't rush to get me out of the office and made me feel important.
June 24, 2022
The doctor was so awesome, listening to all my concerns. He explained my condition. He just listened to every detail. I felt very comfortable. Thank you for hiring him. He is an asset to the company.
June 24, 2022
I like this doctor cause he unswerving all my questions, very nice doctor
June 20, 2022
Dr Shatzmiller is one of the best Dr's at PIH! He is very caring, personable and has always demonstrated respect and makes the patient feel he is truly concerned about the patients well being.
June 13, 2022
Dr Shatzmiller is definitely proactive. I have a serious problem and he offered serious options. It is reassuring when you feel heard by any medical professional, but especially so with Dr. Shatzmiller.
June 08, 2022
The doctor listened.
June 06, 2022
Good service. Excellent doctor. I am very happy and recommend the doctor to anyone. Thank you.
June 03, 2022
I just want to say this is my first experience with a medical Zoom call with a new doctor. I have not seen. So it was a good first experience. I was Chagrined at how long it took to get the zoom appointment with him. And I would like to have less of a delay between a recommendation until the actual visit with the doctor. Anyway, thank you. I appreciate the opportunity for the feedback.
May 18, 2022
Dr. Shatzmiller gave me a diagnosis and told me about support groups. He is referring me to (name removed), who specializes in the disease I have. I am extremely grateful. Thank you, Dr. Shatzmiller, for being so knowledgable and caring. Five stars!
May 16, 2022
Such a nice down to earth man and very knowledgeable yet explained things simply. Spent a great amount of time with me and made me feel better about my medical evaluation ...
May 09, 2022
We did have to wait a few months to see Dr. Shatzmiller but it was worth the wait. He is a very compassionate, caring, and gentle doctor. Very good listener and he takes his time with his patients. We were not rushed in any way. You can tell he really cares and wants to help improve the patients life. He explained everything clearly and the whole process of the importance of getting the proper tests. He is very knowledgeable in his field and a very good listener.
May 06, 2022
Great doctor and staff.
May 05, 2022
Yes, he is very well. He does listen to you and he tries to help you out as best as he can.
May 05, 2022
Dr. Shatzmiller is the best!
May 02, 2022
Staff pleasant & respectful. Clean facility. First time visit, doctor spent quality time with my 92 year-old mother. Humorously put us at ease. Answered our questions and explained thoughtfully using relevant examples.
April 28, 2022
Your system is so automated that I am very unhappy with trying to communicate. With your office. I love Dr. Shatzmiller but every time I call it takes like 20 minutes. If I leave a message. And do the proper things. I'm frequently don't get a call back. So you are have less personal contact with me as a patient as far as the office. So, you're just too automated. It's me. Thank you.
April 25, 2022
Excellent care, this very friendly doctor, the excellent doctor listened to me, I felt completely satisfied when he asked all his questions and everything he advised me. I congratulate them for having that staff and especially the doctor, I congratulate them because he is a kind person and professional is humble, thank you.
April 25, 2022
The provider was a good listener, great educator and thorough (didn't feel rushed out). His recommendations were in line with my individual needs and concerns. He did not make me feel like just another patient with a medical complaint. Instead, made me feel like my overall health and well-being is important.
April 20, 2022
Dr Ron Shatzmiller was great amazing Dr so caring he listens he went beyond he made me feel comfortable confident he examined my problems results to the problems and caring to make sure I understood everything I pray that many doctors take there time listen to there patients care and explain what they will do a plan a goal to reach that we need to communicate that is what fr Ron Shatzmiller has done and continues to help with my care thank you PIH amazing Dr!!! God Bless you Dr Shatzmiller
March 21, 2022
Dr. Shatzmiller is honestly one of the best doctors that I have ever been to. He is courteous. He's caring he sits and listens to you. I mean listens to you and then he gives you options on what he believes that. You know, he could do to help you. He is a wonderful doctor. There's nothing he can do to to make himself any better. The office is great.
March 09, 2022
Wonderful doctor. Great experience
March 09, 2022
Great docter 100%!!!!
March 09, 2022
The process when you arrive is confusing... I registered online and then was still told to go down stairs to check in. Not timely
March 02, 2022
Dr. Shatzmiller was great. He made me feel very comfortable and heard. He took the time to really listen to me and that gave me the confidence to trust that I was in good hands. The visit with him exceeded my expectations.
February 28, 2022
Dr Shatzmiller is a great doctor, I appreciate the way he has treated my condition and explaining everything to me.
February 25, 2022
I enjoyed how easy and convenient the virtual call was. Mr. Shatzmiller is the best. He is very knowledgeable and welcomed any concerns I may have had. Thanks for a great neurologists. (PHI removed)
February 09, 2022
Easy access to facility with adequate parking.
February 02, 2022
There is nothing to add, Everything is excellent.
February 02, 2022
We loved how well Dr Shatzmiller communicated with the Patient. When suffering from Alz, the Patient needs to feel warmth and comfort. And to understand they are truly heard even when its hard to get the point across. Dr Shatzmiller was amazing.
January 31, 2022
I have been a patient with Dr. Shatzmiller and [name removed] office for approximately 4 years and have been receiving care and treatment for severe migraines. Whether in person or through messages sent via the portal, both Dr. Shatzmiller and [name removed] have been attentive, professional, friendly and extremely helpful. I always feel that I am in safe, knowledgeable hands.
January 31, 2022
Doctor took the time to listen and understand me. Made me feel comfortable. He was personable. Would definitely recommend him! Great doctor!
January 27, 2022
I feel secure in the knowledge that i'am cared for by such an attentive through physician that answers all my questions and explains things in a way I can understand
January 27, 2022
I don't like surveys because you're calling about a service that just happened and you want me to provide positive feedback mostly. How can I provide positive feedback when I just was seen by this person for the very first time? It's not right to do a survey. Thank you. Bye.
January 26, 2022
My adult daughter who's the psychologist and I went to doctor, the doctor calling about, it's such a long name Shatzmiller we weren't, we were not just impressed. We were blown away by the devotion what, this is a portion you provided for us and by the layman's terms to describe what was medically occurring with me, and I would definitely go to him again, although I hope I won't need you and I would recommend and very enthusiasticly to others thank you.
January 21, 2022
Loved the communication between patient and doctor.
January 14, 2022
Doctor was very knowledgeable, made me feel very comfortable, took the time to listen and understood everything I discussed with him. Best experience I've had with a physician in a very long time!
January 13, 2022
Dr's nurse was suppose to call me Friday (yesterday) to see if the Epley maneuver worked and to squeeze me in on Monday, but no on called me. The maneuver did not work. Please call me.
January 12, 2022
I've been to a few doctors and I always wonder if I got full service. But with this doctor I felt that I had very good service, and interest in my house. You know, which is very surprising to me because I don't get that very often. And I'm very thankful that I found a doctor who is willing to help me feel better, and get better. And I appreciate that very much. Thank you.
January 12, 2022
I liked the doctor very much
December 23, 2021
I really like this whole team. They are very thorough and really take time with you. This doctor spent a lot of time with me and I really appreciate how much they are working on my behalf to figure out my headaches. Highly recommend them.
December 15, 2021
December 13, 2021
The doctor's bedside was fantastic, I felt very comfortable. He answered all my questions
December 08, 2021
Dr.Shatzmiller Is My Outstanding Doctor, Feel Fortunate To Be His Patient..
December 01, 2021
This is [PHI removed], the advocate to [PHI removed], who [PHI removed], who is my brother. [Name removed] at the call center was extremely rude. However, I have spoke with management and they've called I've spoken to miss [name removed], the (INAUDIBLE) and she is handling the situation. So I am grateful that someone will be able, you know, to speak to [name removed] and how she handles customers, as they are calling and especially those who are advocates on behalf of someone else and threatening to cancel an appointment without getting all the situation out and trying to help and assist the patient advocate or even the patient for that matter. So I am grateful to miss [name removed] and the other
November 29, 2021
Dr.Shatzmiller made himself very comfortable to talk to. I believe he listened with the purpose to find out reasons why I needed his help, which was truly appreciated. The office was clean and orderly and his staff was prompt to give me the paperwork I needed it so I could leave.
November 29, 2021
I only have to give the doctor a 10. He... one of the best I've known in a long time. And I appreciate him and I'll always recommend him and your crew to anyone that needs help.
November 17, 2021
The doctor took a lot of time with me and care and listen to me and is willing to help me...which meant a lot. He didn't make me feel rushed at all, and...I'm very appreciative of it.
November 17, 2021
Dr. Shatzmiller is always patient, listens to my concerns and answers my questions in a manner that makes sense. He is the best Dr. I've had in a very long time.
November 10, 2021
Such a great doctor, very personable
November 10, 2021
This doctor is absolutely wonderful. He listened carefully, explained everything very well. He is marvelous.
November 08, 2021
It was a great first visit with doctor Ron, but we did have it set up originally in October but there was an emergency and they needed to reschedule the appointment for a month later, I understand things happen but we had waited 3 months already . We will be seeing him again next year.
November 03, 2021
Absolutely great !!
October 22, 2021
The doctor was amazing! He was so caring and explained everything step by step so that I wasn't nervous anymore! The staff was also kind! And I loved how organized they were
October 20, 2021
Doctor was terrific.
October 15, 2021
Dr. Shatzmiller and Dr. Su. Very friendly and professional. The Staff very nice.
October 14, 2021
The doctor answered my question thoroughly. If he would have spent a little bit more time reviewing my medical records, that would have been helpful. He would have not called me back after the fact letting me know he overlooked some items, but it was greatly appreciated that he still took the time to call me back and discuss what he had overlooked and we'll be doing further testing. I think next time reviewing records before he sees a patient would be ideal.
October 05, 2021
Dr. Shatzmiller's office and office staff are friendly and courteous and they always listen to my concerns and always provide the best care and quality.
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