Dr. Lakshmi Sivasankar, MD

Dr. Lakshmi Sivasankar, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lakshmi Sivasankar, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Chelmsford, MA. She is 51 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

228 Billerica Rd

Chelmsford, MA 01824

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Sivasankar's Experience

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Dr. Sivasankar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Sinai Grace Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Grace Hospital Detroit Mc/Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sivasankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sivasankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sivasankar to family and friends
2.3
based on 7 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Sivasankar's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dracut, MA |
I've had excellent experiences with Dr. Sivasankar. since she's been my primary care physician. She has a non-threatening easy going manner and listens well to any issues that I raise. She does a thorough job in her examinations, suggestions, and prescriptions. If you like a doctor who is highly...more
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Billerica, MA |
I was so cheesed off by my experience with Dr. Sivasankar that I felt compelled to write a review. It's interesting to see from other comments that other people have had similar experiences to mine with her and felt the same. This doctor does not care at ALL about any of your issues. It was so...more
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in Chelmsford, MA |
She's your typical doctor that doesn't believe a word you're saying about YOUR symptoms. She doesn't care about her patients needs and instead takes the easy way out by trying to force pain medication down your throat. She's been my doctor and also my mothers. My mom is currently in the ICU with...more
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in Lowell, MA |
Nothing outstanding here. Just an average experience, with average practitioner. This facility is a business producing medical care to optimize profitability. If something were really wrong or medically intensive, I'd go elsewhere.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sivasankar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Sivasankar has admitting privileges

Lowell General Hospital
295 Varnum Ave
Lowell, MA 01854
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