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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
Humana Gold Plus HMO
Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
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
Healthy Blue

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

Diabetes Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Wellness Examination
Immunization Administration
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