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 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

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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:

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
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dystonia
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
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
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

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
    2006
  • 2005
    University Of Al Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2002
    Baptist Health System
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2001
  • 1995
    Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School
    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 48 reviews

5 Stars
77.08333333333333%
(37)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(2)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
18.75%
(9)

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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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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...Read More
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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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