Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD

Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD

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Age 54
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Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna, MD is a neurology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University in 1989 and specializes in neurology, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

188 Montague St Ste 300

Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • 18 More

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Autonomic Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Krishna's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Krishna "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: 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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). 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. 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 Bilateral Parsonage Turner Syndrome Masquerading as Cervical Radiculopathy. Ranga Krishna MD, Daniel Afonin , Eric Hirsch Serial Number 4106 Poster Number: 85. Pain Week 2014. 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" "
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10  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/16/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 10461
    State: New York
2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (7/19/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Pennsylvania
  • Felony conviction (5/23/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New York
1 Board Action
  • Falsifying license renewal form (1/9/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: West Virginia

Education

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • New York Hosp Joint Dis
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Metropolitan Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Metropolitan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mount Sinai Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Krishna's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krishna to family and friends
32 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Krishna's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I like Dr K, When i was there i also had a couple in house tests done, overall within a couple visits I was diagnosed and me and the doc set a good regiment for me to follow, i do feel much better after my accident, especially because Dr K also testified on my behalf in court, this helped my case...more
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TBH, Dr Mollins was not so pleasant, he pushed me around like a was a veggitable he didnt want on his dinner plate, I didnt feel respected as a human, BUT!!! then i met the neurologist and that turned my opinion around, I really liked Dr. Krishna, he helped me very much after my accident, I was in...more
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Over all I am Very Very pleased with Dr K and his staff, these is a bit of a wait, but in the long run, i think he was the best Neuro that I have went to, I suffer from Headaches, and with his inhouse testing and fast MRI authos with my pesky Insurance, they got it done fast, and I was seen back...more
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