Dr. Kumaraswamy Sivakumar, MD

Dr. Kumaraswamy Sivakumar, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kumaraswamy Sivakumar, MD is a neurology specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, and more.

Neuromuscular Research Center

4545 E Shea Blvd Ste 175

Phoenix, AZ 85028
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • CRS
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Myasthenia Gravis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sivakumar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

110  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Peradeniya
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Hull Royal Infirmary
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mt. Sinai Medical School & Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • National Institute of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sivakumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sivakumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sivakumar to family and friends
34 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Sivakumar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

He was extremely helpful and took time to listen to me and answer many questions. I am grateful for his medical advice and his staff is "top knotch " in my book. He is a brilliant physician!
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I have never had a Dr. so far off on what I was going through. Had he allowed me to talk, I could have told him that tests have already shown his diagnosis to be very wrong. He completely disregarded what I was describing and told me that I was wrong. Would not listen to me and even got...more
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I have had CIDP for over 24 years and Plasmapheresis has been my recommended treatment. I see Dr. Sivakumar every six months to discuss any changes in my condition as well as my treatment frequency. He is always spot on while recognizing my strengths and weaknesses, even before they are evident to...more
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he was compassionate, listened to my whole story. made my daughter and myself laugh when i was crying. complimented me on my recovery.
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Arrogant, dismissive, does not LISTEN to patient. He does the talking, interrupts, does not review paperwork. Contradicts test results. Saw him for 2nd opinion and follow up to emergency room visit from possible complications/side effects of neurological medication. He was in such a HURRY he told...more
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