Dr. Leena Kansal, MD

Dr. Leena Kansal, MD

Neurology  |  
Female
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Dr. Leena Kansal, MD is a neurology specialist in San Diego, CA. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and specializes in neurology.Read her story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Epilepsy
very high
more than 95% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Seizure Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Kansal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kansal "Leena Kansal is an assistant professor of neurology with clinical and research focus in Epilepsy. She began her training at Jefferson Medical College where she received the Arthur Krieger Memorial Prize in Neurology. She completed an internship in internal medicine at the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Afterwards, she did a residency in neurology with the UC San Diego Department of Neurosciences. During this time, she was a recipient of the Golden Neuron Award for an outstanding resident, and she served as chief resident. Upon completing residency, she did a fellowship in neurophysiology with a focus in epilepsy at the UC San Diego Epilepsy Center."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UC San Diego, Epilepsy Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UC San Diego, School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kansal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kansal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kansal to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kansal's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in San Diego, CA |
This dr is very cold and loves to suspend people's drivers license in every opportunity she can. Meeting her for the first time, she would ask if you had any seizures in the last 6 months. If you say yes, BAM! She races around and report to suspend your license immediately. No chance for...more
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Dr. Kansal accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kansal has admitting privileges

UCSD Medical Center - Hillcrest
200 W Arbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92103
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