Dr. Raghu Upender, MD

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VANDERBILT NEUROSCIENCES 719 Thompson Ln Ste 24100 Nashville, TN 37204 Get Directions
Dr. Raghu Upender, MD
Dr. Raghu Upender, MD is a sleep medicine doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Upender is affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Dr. Upender's Reviews

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based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Upender's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Franklin, TN |
Dr. Upender was very thorough and engaging. These other reviews are quite opposite of my experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Upender to my patients and look forward to managing my sleep issues under his care.
Franklin, TN |
Like someone else said, he made me feel like a drug addict. I had been under the care of one of the most well-known and respected sleep docs in the country who had retired, so I started going to him. He disregarded her analysis completely, took me off my meds, treated me like I was crazy, and felt like he never cared or listened to anything I said. After two years, I had enough and went to another doc who is awesome, kind, calls to check in, and takes me seriously. And I can finally sleep again!
in Nashville, TN |
Dr. Upender treated me like a drug seeker even though I have suffered from narcolepsy all my life. I gave his office my records that showed my diagnosis and yet it still took entirely too long and entirely too much effort on my part to get the medicine that I have been taking for eight years. He was rude, disregarded what I have to live with when I ran out of my medication, and the whole experience was quite upsetting.The office staff is completely incompetent too.
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  •  Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  •  Board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)