Dr. Merveen Appu, MD

Dr. Merveen Appu, MD

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Pediatric Neurology  |  
Male  |  
37 y/o
(2)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Merveen Appu, MD is a pediatric neurology doctor who practices in Springfield, IL. He is 37 years old. Dr. Appu is affiliated with HSHS St. John's Hospital.

Neuroscience Center

301 N 8th St

Springfield, IL 62701
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Care Philosophy

Inspired by our Franciscan values of Respect, Care, Competence and Joy, HSHS Medical Group providers are devoted to elevating the patient as the focus of our existence. We will prioritize our decision-making to place the needs of our patients first. Our promise of Patient-First Care integrates the latest technology and innovation with highly personalized, competent care designed to provide you with a five star experience. We believe that every encounter with a patient is an opportunity to create an outstanding patient experience. We will work in tandem with patients to determine their best options for care, while respecting their individual needs and motivations. We will strive to build trust with our patients so they will understand that we always have their health and best interest at heart.
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Dr. Appu's Experience

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Dr. Appu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Umdnj-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Washington University, St Louis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Master Of Science In Pharmacy-Oregon State University
    Other Education | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Appu has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Appu's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Appu to family and friends
3.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Appu's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Appu accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Appu has admitting privileges

HSHS St. John's Hospital
800 East Carpenter Street
Springfield, IL 62769
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