Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD

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Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD

Neurology | Male

Total Neuro Care PC 1513 Voorhies Ave Ste 1, Brooklyn, NY 11235 Get Directions
(718) 332-7878

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    • Settlement;2013-02-22T00:00:00
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    • Felony conviction
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    Specialties

    • Neurology
    • Epilepsy & Neurophysiology
    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Neuropsychiatry (Neurology)
    • Orthopedic Rehabilitation and Pain Management
    • Pain Medicine Neurology

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Behavioral Symptoms After Sustaining Brain Injuries
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Neurologic and-or Neurobehavioral Disorders
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Tic Disorders
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo

    Procedures Performed

    • Autonomic Testing
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Doppler Test
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neurological Testing
    • Pain Management
    • Quantitative Sudomotor Axon Reflex Test (QSART)
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Videonystagmography

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    • 2
      Malpractice Claims

      Dr. Krishna has 2 malpractice claims

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      • Settlement  (2/22/2013)
      • Amount or Range: Above Average
      • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 11235
      • State: New York
      • Settlement  (7/16/2014)
      • Amount or Range: Above Average
      • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 10461
      • State: New York
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      • Felony conviction  (5/23/2016)
      • Action Taken: Reprimand
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      • State: New York
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University

      Graduated in 1989

      Metropolitan Hospital Center

      Graduated in 1991

      Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1994

      New York Hosp Joint Dis

      Graduated in 1995

      New York University

      Graduated in 1996

    • Internship Hospital
      Metropolitan Hosp

      Completed in 1990

    • Residency Hospital
      Metropolitan Hospital

      Completed in 1990

      Mount Sinai Hosp Med Ctr

      Completed in 1990

      Mount Sinai Hospital

      Completed in 1992

      Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      Mount Sinai Medical Center

      Graduated in 1992

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Polish
    • Russian
    • Spanish
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    • Specializes in Neurology
    • Board certified in Neurology
    • Malpractice claims found
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    Dr. Ranga Krishna is a neurologist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Maimonides Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Kasturba Medical College Manipal, while also having studied at the New York University Hospital for Jojnt Diseases where he was a Fellow in Clinical Neurophysiology and a Fellow in Epilepsy.  Ranga Krishna has been in practice for more than 20 years, starting his Medical Career in 1990 at Metropolitan Hospital as a PGY-1 Intern.  He is one of 15 doctors at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and one of 39 at Maimonides Medical Center who specialize in Neurology. 

    Beyond Krishna's Education, he's a member of multiple accredited professional organizations including the American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Electro Diagnostic Medicine, among others. 

    Krishna has published multiple academic articles, and papers including:

    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD, Michael Grinn, Nicholas Giordano, Erica Shtarkman, and Prasanna Tadi. "The Roll of Body Mass Index on Idiopathic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in the Loss of Worker Productivity." American Occupational Health Conference. ACOEM, 2011. Web. 2011. 
    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD; Michael Grinn, Nicholas Giordano, and Prasanna Tadi. "The Roll of Functional Capacity Exam on the Socioeconomic Dynamics Between Job Satisfaction Survey, Loss of Worker Productivity, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome." American Occupational Health Conference. ACOEM, 2011. Web. 2011. 

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD;  Michael Grinn, and Nicholas Giordano. "The Utility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging In The Diagnosis of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury." Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 17.1 (2011). Print.

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD;  Michael Grinn, Nicholas Giordano, Magesh Thirunavukkarasu, and Prasanna Tadi. "A Patient Presenting with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosed Using a Novel Approach, Utilizing Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the Brain for Confirmation: A Case Report." The Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 1.17 (2011). Print.

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD; Michael Grinn, Nicholas Giordano, and Prasanna Tadi. "The Roll of Functional Capacity Exam on the Socioeconomic Dynamics Between Job Satisfaction Survey, Loss of Worker Productivity, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome" American Occupational Health Conference

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna, MD, Michael Grinn, Erica Shtarkman, and Nicholas Giordano. "The Roll of Body Mass Index on Idiopathic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in the Loss of Worker Productivity" American Occupational Health Conference (2011).AOHC 2011. ACOEM, 26 March 2010.

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna,MD;  Michael Grinn, D. Steinberg, J. Steinberg, Magesh Thirunavukkarasu, and Prasanna Tadi. "MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND A NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH INCLUDING DIFFUSION TENSOR IMAGINING: A CASE REPORT." Controversies in Neurology (CONy) (2010). Print.

     

    1. Ranga C. Krishna MD; Nicholas Giordano MD, Michael Grinn, Bhim Nangia MD, Nadia Sotudeh. " Role of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Diagnosis of Sub-Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Journal of International Neuropsychology Society (2012).

     

    1. RangaC Krishna MD  DianaTsalpanova, Yuliya Sidorova Michael Grinn, MPH  The Prevalence of Illicit Drug Abuse in Workers Compensation Patients Receiving Opioids for Chronic Pain Management in 2010 and 2011. Poster Presentation at the International Conference On Opoids Basic Science, Clinical Applications June 9th-11th 2013 Boston Mass.

     

    1. Utility of Sympathetic Skin Response in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Presenter: Ranga Krishna, MD Authors: Bhanu P Kosuru, MBBS; Ajit Khurpe MBBS; Rajiv Sharma, BS; Daniel Afonin (student); Annamika Jain MD; and Ranga Krishna MD. Accepted for Presentation at the American Academy of Pain Management  Annual Meeting September 26th-29th 2013 
    1. Bilateral Parsonage Turner Syndrome Masquerading as Cervical Radiculopathy. Ranga Krishna MD, Daniel Afonin , Eric Hirsch   Serial Number 4106 Poster Number:  85. Pain Week 2014. 
    1. Early Diagnosis of Dysautonomia in OPCA accepted by EMBO/EMBL symposium Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration. Poster Presentation will be held at EMBL Heidelberg, GERMANY from June 14 to June 17 2015. Author: Dr. Ranga C. Krishna, Co Author Hirsch Eric, BS, Co Author Shah Mohammed. 

    And Given Lectures On:

     

    "Round table discussion on current diagnosis of migraine headaches"

    For GlaxoSmithKlein, Brooklyn, NY, 05/03.

     

    Utility of Neuro Diagnostic testing with indication for claims division of Wausau Insurance Company, Syracuse Branch "Invited Lecture 03/11/03".

     

    Indication for Neuro Diagnostic Testing , "an invited lecture for Omni/Hartford Insurance Co., Atlanta, Georgia Claims Office 05/28/03".

     

    Utility of Neuro Diagnostic Testing, "An invited lecture for Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Elmont, New York Claims Office 09/16/03".

     

    Summer Spine Series, for the Brooklyn Bar Association continuing legal education course 09/24/03.

     

    Grand Rounds Brookdale Hospital March 24 2010 Department of Anaesthesiology and Urology (Moderator Dr. Saini): "Barriers to Effective Pain Management"