Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS

NeurologyFemaleAge 36

Dr. Shankar
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Penn State Health Neurology

500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033

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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from DR. M.G.R. MEDICAL UNIVERSITY / STANLEY MEDICAL COLLEGE medical school in 2007. She is affiliated with Penn State Health 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.


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Dr. Shankar is affiliated with Penn State Health 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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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Shankar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
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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
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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
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Vascular Disease
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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
  • Extradural Hemorrhage
  • 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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Lakshmi Shankar, MB BS is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from DR. M.G.R....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 Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), Thrombosis, and Vascular Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shankar treats.

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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Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

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

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)