Dr. Jitesh Kar, MD

Dr. Jitesh Kar, MD

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Dr. Jitesh Kar, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Huntsville, AL. He has been practicing for 10 years.

201 Governors Dr SW Ste 420

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 881-4112

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
74

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Neurological Testing
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Occipital Nerve Block

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Jj Group Of Hospitals and Grant Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • New York Medical College/ Metropolitan Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Chief Resident-University Of Texas At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kar to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Kar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Athens, AL |
First, I would like to say, I was kind of a mess, during our consult, having many symptoms, I want go in to. Suffice to say, I've been suffering. Dr. Kar, and he's wise assistant,never missed a beat. Always showing patience and keeping me on point, and most importantly, listening. I don't choose to call myself old yet, but, will say, I've felt I'll for a good while, and maybe a little jaded. But, now, in short, I've now been on, the recommend medicine and, feel, much better! is not exaggerating,
in Hunstville,Al |
I have been seeing Dr Kar for nerve entrapment syndromes that I have been having for last couple of years. He is very passionate about listening to my problems and symptoms. He is very professional in providing care to cure something like this. He is always available when I am in some serious conditions. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs a good neurologist.
Huntsville, AL |
I have called multiple times to leave urgent messages for the doctor over three weeks time and no one has returned any of my calls. I have been to the e.r. a couple of times due to issues with my autonomic nervous system and Dr. Kar refuses to call me, order any labs, or set up an earlier appt time. The office staff always tell me they will leave him a message to call and he never does. I missed 2 weeks of work and had to go on LWOP. My follow-up with him is not until a month away.
in Huntsville,AL |
I wnt to his office feeling hopeless or tht I wld be looked at as some1 looking 4 a high, (druggies make it hard 4 legit issues- migraines). I took a bag full of the meds I've taken over the yrs, includ. Topax. Wanting a altern. to what I've alrdy tried & fmla for work. He gv me Topax again, a $500 medication & $400 MRI & told me he doesn't do fmla. If I $ to pay for that $400 MRi, then my claim is legit. All I expected realistically ws 2 try new inexpsve. meds & coverage 4 wrk til we fig it out
in Scottsboro, AL |
I would definitely recommend DR. Kar to others. He is kind and compassionate! He seems to be very knowledgeable in his field.
in Athens, AL |
Very compassionate, kind doctor who is knowledgeable and excellent in his field. I would be confident in recommending him to anyone needing a good neurologist.
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Dr. Kar accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Kar has admitting privileges

Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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