Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD

Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Gihan Tennekoon, MD is a neurology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University College, University Of London in 1964 and specializes in neurology.

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
  • 2 More

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Spine Disorders
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more than 3% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

8  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

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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

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Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Tennekoon's Performance

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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)

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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