Dr. Bharat Guthikonda, MD

Dr. Bharat Guthikonda, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bharat Guthikonda, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from SUNY UPSTATE MED UNIV in 2000 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1501 Kings Hwy

Shreveport, LA 71103

Contact Information

(318) 795-2638

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • SUNY UPSTATE MED UNIV
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guthikonda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guthikonda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guthikonda to family and friends
4.1
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Guthikonda's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Shreveport, LA
Office experience was terrible, they never see you on time. wait time for my last several visits has been at least two hours past appointment time. So bad that patients are heard asking other patients what there appointment time was and then shaking there heads...wouldn't recommend him or any...more
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in Shreveport,La
Great doctor would highly recommend to anyone!!! He did a fusion on 4 and 5 and I was up walking that day with very little pain. Very professional and great at what he does.
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in Dry prong
Highly recommend him to everyone. He did my surgery on my back and did an outstanding job!! The office staff and nurses are all extremely polite.
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in Lake Charles, LA
I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMENDED DR. GUTHIKONDA , HE,S VERY GOOD in taken care of his patients. Thank God for giving him the knowledge to preform this kind of surgery. May God bless my doctor. Mrs. CAROLYN. P. HIS STAFF IS WONDERFUL ,THEY ARE ALSO A BLESSING. LOVE YOU ALL !
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