Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD

Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD

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Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD is a neurology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in neurology, neurological movement disorders, and more.

10101 Park Rowe Ave Ste 200

Baton Rouge, LA 70810

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana
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Dr. Calegan II's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Essential Tremor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calegan II treats Essential Tremor more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Calegan II treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Essential Tremor
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calegan II treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Calegan II treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Calegan II treats Peripheral Nerve Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Calegan II treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infantile Refsum Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy

Dr. Calegan II's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Care Philosophy

I provide excellent general neurological care. Though I see and treat patients with all neurologic diseases, I have subspecialty training in Movement Disorders (Parkinson's Disease, Tremors, Dystonia, etc). Specialized treatment options include Botulinum toxin injection and Deep Brain Stimulation.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Movement Disorders

Board Certifications

Education

2006
University of Alabama Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University Of Al Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
Baptist Health System
Internship Hospital
2001
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
Louisiana State University
Undergraduate School
2006
2005
2002
2001
1995

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2001

Dr. Calegan II's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Calegan II

4.2

Based on 50 reviews

5 Stars
76%
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4 Stars
4%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Calegan Is a very caring, knowledgeable Doctor. He has helped my 77 year old husband so much. he is still walking after being diagnosed 15 years ago. We feel blessed to have such a fine doctor.
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Disorganization at its finest. I was informed I had an abnormal brain MRI then a week later was informed it was normal. Dr Calegan and I discussed the results of the echocardiogram he ordered and three months later I get a letter from him admonishing me for not having the test done! He ordered a...Read More
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Dr. Calegan listens and he cares. He is extremely knowledgeable. He diagnosed me with Peripheral Neuropathy and he immediately had a treatment plan with supplements, 2 meds and a diet low in carbs and little or no sugar. I bought the 2 books he recommended after my first appointment - Wheat Belly...Read More
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Glenn and I were so very pleased with the visit with Dr. Callegan. We are thankful for the time and care that was given to us by both the doctor and his nurse. We left there with hope and high spirits. We definitely feel we are not in this journey alone anymore. Glenn and Cheryl Delafield
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This past Friday was our first visit with Dr. Calegan. He is a great doctor!! He spent nearly an hour or more with my husband and I, taking time to answer all of our questions about some rare conditions I had been diagnosed with, did a thorough exam, had excellent bed side manners and even found...Read More
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