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Bipin A. Turakhia, MD

Dr. Bipin A. Turakhia, MD

Internal Medicine

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

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About Me

Following medical education in his native India, Dr. Turakhia came to the United States for additional medical training in New Orleans, eventually settling in the Shreveport-Bossier community. He and his wife, Daksha, are parents of two children and several grandchildren. During his spare time, Dr. Turkahia enjoys reading and traveling.  

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Education

  • Residency: LSUHSC, N.O. School of Medicine (1980)
  • Residency: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1976)
  • Internship: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (1975)
  • Medical School: Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Med. College (1974)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

Hindi

Insurance Accepted

Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
Cigna HealthCare
Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
First Health
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
Gilsbar
Health Plus of Louisiana
Humana
Humana Choice PPO
IMA of Louisiana
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Medicaid
Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Traditional Part B
Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
Novasys Health
PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
PPO Plus
Tricare for Life
Tricare Prime
Tricare Select / Standard
UMR (United Healthcare)
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
Workers Compensation
People's Health

Conditions Treated

Diarrhea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Lipid Disorders
Chronic Pain
Sinus Tachycardia
Animal Allergies
Vitamin D Deficiency
Dyslipidemia
Limb Cramp
Acute Pharyngitis
Diabetes Type 1
Rash
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Hernia
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Diabetes Type 2
Muscle Weakness
Hypothyroidism
Chest Pain
Restless Leg Syndrome
Dermatitis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Celiac Disease
Thyroid Goiter
Plantar Fasciitis
Difficulty With Walking
Fever
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Osteopenia
Viral Enteritis
Tinnitus
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Acute Bronchitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Rhinitis
Atherosclerosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Malnutrition
Hyperkalemia
Fibromyalgia
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Abnormal Thyroid
Limb Pain
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Migraine
Polyuria
Chronic Sinusitis
Perimenopause
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Enteritis
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Vertigo
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Gout
Muscle Spasm
Insomnia
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shortness of Breath
Urinary Incontinence
Joint Pain
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Emphysema
Osteoporosis
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Bursitis
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Obesity
Constipation
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Tremor
Asthma
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Proteinuria
Gait Abnormality
Arthritis of the Elbow
ADHD and-or ADD
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Hyperlipidemia
Overweight
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Heart Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Hypercalcemia
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Essential Tremor
Pneumonia
Vitamin B Deficiency
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Esophagitis
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Dysphagia
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Pharyngitis
Bronchitis
Fungal Nail Infection
Acute Sinusitis
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Back Pain
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Sinusitis
Urinary Stones
Reflux Esophagitis
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Osteoarthritis
Dizziness
Gastritis
Ringworm
Contact Dermatitis
Polyneuropathy
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Anxiety
Canker Sore
Hypotension
Arthritis
Ataxia
Nausea
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Otitis Media
Abdominal Pain
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Hypertension
Heart Palpitations
Low Back Pain
Headache
Overactive Bladder
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Arthritis of the Neck
Anemia
Symptomatic Menopause
Sleep Apnea
Malaise and Fatigue
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Wheezing
Cough
Pericardial Disease
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Pollen Allergy
Coccygeal Pain
Cellulitis
Tobacco Use Disorder
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome

Procedures Performed

Diabetes Counseling
Immunization Administration
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Wellness Examination
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