Dr. Ashakiran Sunku, MD

Dr. Ashakiran Sunku, MD

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Neurology  |  
Female  |  
54 y/o
(35)

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Dr. Ashakiran Sunku, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Pueblo, CO. She is 54 years old.

Ashakiran J Sunku MD LLC

1600 N Grand Ave Ste 110

Pueblo, CO 81003
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Essential Tremor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Restless Leg Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Tex Tech University Health Science Center Nw Tex Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sunku has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sunku's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sunku to family and friends
2.5
based on 35 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Sunku's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Pueblo, CO |
Rude & unprofessional office. Dr. Sunku was unable to understand my situation & ended my appointment. She is very rude. Please find another doctor. Don't waste your time trying to find parking only to be disappointed with your appointment. Will not return.
in Pueblo, CO |
I have known Dr Sunku for 30 years. she has always been a very thorough and caring physician, with the patient's best interests as her goal. I have referred many patients to her over my career in Pueblo. I have seen her for medical issues myself, as has my wife. She has always thoroughly examined us, taken a good history, carefully reviewed xrays and lab tests, and always given us ample time for questions and her impressions. Pueblo is very fortunate to have her here!!!!!!!!
Pueblo, CO |
Billing is extremely rude, I've been blamed for their mistakes, Dr. Sunku doesn't listen to me and is only interested in what my husband has to say... But only partially listens to him, and she could make a decision if her life depended on it. Very disappointed.
in Pueblo co |
Rude staff. She always rushes you out of the office without a diagnosis. I can't believe this thing has a medical license!!go back to where you came from.!
in Rocky Ford, CO |
My mother saw Dr Sunku after having a stroke. After being realeased from a hospital in Loveland mom had to come stay with me. None of the doctors she saw in the hospital did anything to find out why she had her hemmoragic stroke. Dr. Sunku took the time to find out why and diagnosed her. My mom is 80 yrs old. She did a good job of explaining things to us. My mom is now fine and at home. I think Dr. Sunku cares and we apprciate everything she has done for my mom.
in Colorado City, CO |
Dr. Sunku was through in her exam, acted quickly to do all tests and made time in her busy day to sit down with me to share results. she is competent, insightful, through and kind.
in Pueblo, CO |
Office staff is apathetic and patient care is lacking. Dr. Sunku is always in a hurry and does not explain condition or treatment thoroughly. We never feel like she has any time to answer questions, and rushes you out of there.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sunku accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sunku has admitting privileges

St. Mary - Corwin Medical Center
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Parkview Medical Center
400 W 16th St
Pueblo, CO 81003
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Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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