Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD

Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
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Dr. Gerald Calegan II, MD is a neurology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 12 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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas


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Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Parkinson's Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Calegan II "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."


  • Neurology
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Movement Disorders

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • 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
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion 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
  • Syncope
  • 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


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2001
Media & Publications

Dr. Calegan II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Calegan II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Calegan II to family and friends
based on 46 total reviews (27 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

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Dr. Calegan II's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

in Lake Charles, LA
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...more
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in Walker, LA
Dr. Calegan was very informative, compassionate, but real. He diagnosed my condition in about 30 minutes. I had been to two other Neurologists and spent time in Baton Rouge General ER and also Oschner ER in New Orleans. He is a movement specialist and was able to zero in on my condition. Soi...more
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in Hessmer, LA
I was very impressed with Dr Calegan from day 1. He's always willing to take time to listen to me and my questions / concerns regardless of how busy he is. He has helped me so much. I drive 2 hours to see him and worth every mile. He and his staff are the best.
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in Baton Rouge, LA
I have been a patient of Dr. Calegan for several years now. I visited several our neurologist before I found Dr. Calegan, who is very attentive and caring. From the beginning he listened patiently to my concerns and we discussed the best treatment for my condition, which have help me...more
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in Baton Rouge, LA
I see Dr Calegan for treatment of my migraines. The treatments I receive from him have greatly improved my day to day quality of life. He has an excellent bedside manner, always taking time to address all of my health concerns.
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