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Sanjeevi C. Tivakaran, MD

Dr. Sanjeevi C. Tivakaran, MD

Neurology

Accepting new patients

Offers Telehealth

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Willis-Knighton Physician Network

Office Locations

Education

  • Fellowship: University of Missouri-Columbia (1996)
  • Fellowship: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (1995)
  • Residency: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (1994)
  • Internship: Saint Francis Medical Center in NJ (1991)
  • Internship: Saint Francis Medical Center in NJ (1990)
  • Medical School: Madras University (1986)
  • University: Holy Cross Matriculation (1980)

Board Certifications

  • American Board Psychiatry & Neurology: Neurology

Languages Spoken

Telugu (India)

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
Healthy Blue
People's Health

Conditions Treated

Loss of Taste
Polyneuropathy
Seizure Disorders
Vertigo
Tremor
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
Aneurysm
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Parkinson's Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Diplopia
Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Rathke's Cleft Cyst
Gait Abnormality
Torticollis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Anterior Horn Disease
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Dementia
Spinal Stenosis
Autonomic Disorders
Optic Neuritis
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Brain Aneurysm
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Cerebral Palsy
Myoclonus
Nystagmus
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Myelopathy
Stroke
Headache
Low Back Pain
Essential Tremor
Vitamin B Deficiency
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Herniated Disc
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Ataxia
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Insomnia
Chronic Pain
Dystonia
Tension Headache
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Confusion
Alzheimer's Disease
Sleep Apnea
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Tumor
Syncope
Cerebrovascular Disease
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
Myasthenia Gravis
Migraine
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Epilepsy
Concussion
Difficulty With Walking
Bell's Palsy
Anosmia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Visual Field Defects
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Procedures Performed

Evoked Potential Test
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Sudoscan
TCD Bubble Test
Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
Dementia Evaluation
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
ImPACT Testing
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Cognitive Function Testing
Memory Evaluation
Wada Test
Home Sleep Study
Dementia or Depression Screening
Sleep Study
Nerve Conduction Studies
Head CT Scan
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