Dr. Nandita Shankar, MD

Dr. Nandita Shankar, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Nandita Shankar, MD is a neurology specialist in Plantation, FL. She graduated from Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College and specializes in neurology, sports psychiatry & neurology, and more.

8200 W Sunrise Blvd Ste D6

Plantation, FL 33322

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Nerve Disorders
normal
more than 84% of peers
Bell's Palsy
normal
more than 72% of peers
Migraine
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more than 61% of peers

Dr. Shankar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

18  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Adult Neurology
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
  • Geriatric Neurology
  • Interventional Neurology
  • Metabolic Neurology
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neurofeedback
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Neuropsychiatry (Neurology)
  • Neuropsychiatry (Psychiatry)
  • Pain Medicine Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)
  • Sports Psychiatry & Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Sri Mahaveera College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Mangalore University / Kasturba Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Brooklyn Jewish Hospital/Interfaith Medical Center , New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Safdarjung Hospital/Delhi University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Medical Center/Univ of Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Neurology Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Medical Center/Univ of Miami
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Neuromuscular/Electrodiagnostic Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shankar's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankar to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Shankar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This neurologist is great. She was extremely knowledgeable about current diagnostic strategies for my complicated condition . She is also up to date about treatment options . The best part was she is so kind and patient . She answered each and every question I had . I will highly recommend her ....more
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She is confident and smart . Most importantly she is very compassionate and takes the time to explain things clearly . This doctor knows her stuff . Would highly recommend her
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