Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB

Neurology ·  Female · Age 35

Dr. Shankar

Penn State Health Neurology

30 Hope Dr Ste 1300 Hershey, PA 17033

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Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB is a neurology specialist in Hershey, PA. She specializes in neurology and vascular neurology.


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Biography

Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB is a neurology specialist in Hershey, PA. She specializes in neurology and vascular neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Awards

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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Shankar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shankar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Thrombosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Thrombosis more than 61% of her peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 61% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Vascular Disease more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 59% of her peers

Dr. Shankar's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)