Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD

Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
(2)
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Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 42 years.

3401 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Spine Disorders
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more than 3% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spine Disorders

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • University College, University Of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Queen Marys Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Chldns Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Johns Hopkins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Johns Hopkins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tennekoon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tennekoon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tennekoon to family and friends
1.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Tennekoon's Performance

Trustworthiness
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Explains condition(s) well
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Answers Questions
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Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
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Office environment
FAIR
Staff friendliness
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Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Allentown, PA |
Dealing with this office is the most frustrating thing ever. My child has been with the practice for 5 months now, we still don't have a diagnosis and her head pain persists, but on average it takes over a week to get a return phone call from the doctor. The phone system at CHOP neurology is a...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tennekoon accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

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