Dr. Douglas Sankar, MD

Dr. Douglas Sankar, MD

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Clinical Neurophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o
(8)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Douglas Sankar, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Cortlandt Manor, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in clinical neurophysiology and neurology.Read his story

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley

1978 Crompond Rd Ste 101

Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

Learn about Dr. Sankar

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sankar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Sankar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sankar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sankar "Douglas D. Sankar, MD is Board Certified in Neurology with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, recognized by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Through an accelerated program offered at Boston University, MA, Dr. Sankar received his Medical Degree, which was followed by his Medical Internship and Neurology Residency at New York University. Dr. Sankar also completed his Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology, at NYU. Dr. Sankar brings 20 years of experience and expertise to his patients, as NYP Medical Group/Hudson Valley's Clinical Director of Neurology Department. He has special interests in neuromuscular disorders, as well as general neurology, including headache, epilepsy and stroke."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sankar "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

85  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Boston Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Nyu Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sankar's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sankar to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sankar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Sankar is a very oriented people person. He speaks to you clearly & in an understanding manner. He’s very thorough in his listening, examining you, & explaining to you what’s going on. He also takes time to answer all of your questions. I’m very comfortable with him. He has excellent bedside...more
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