Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS

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Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shankar has more experience with Epilepsy than other specialists in her area. She graduated from DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE medical school in 2007. She is affiliated with Milton S Hershey Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shankar to book an appointment.

Dr. Shankar

Penn State Health Neurology

500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Dr. Shankar is affiliated with Milton S Hershey Medical Center Hershey, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for neurology.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Shankar

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

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Dr. Shankar's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cognitive Function Testing
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Pseudobulbar Affect 
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Wada Test
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome

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(800) 243-1455

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shankar has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

2007
DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS offer telehealth services?

Dr. Shankar has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS's top areas of care?

Dr. Shankar frequently treats Epilepsy. See all practice areas where Dr. Shankar specializes.

Where is Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS's office located?

Dr. Shankar's office is located at 500 University Dr Ste 3100, Hershey, PA 17033. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Penn State Health Neurology

Penn State Health Neurology500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shankar is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Milton S Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)