Dr. Sanjeevi Tivakaran, MD

Dr. Sanjeevi Tivakaran, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(9)
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Dr. Sanjeevi Tivakaran, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Bossier City, LA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

2400 Hospital Dr Ste 310

Bossier City, LA 71111

Contact Information

(318) 212-8624

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Dr M.G.R. Medical University / Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • St. Francis Medical Center/NJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tivakaran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tivakaran's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tivakaran to family and friends
3.6
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Tivakaran's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Haughton, La |
This man has helped me in so many ways. I absolutely love him. He has saved my life. Best doctor Shreveport bossier has to offer in the way of neurologist. I have recommended him to my entire clinic and we all use him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tivakaran accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Office of Group Benefits
  • PPO Plus
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Sterling
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Prime Standard
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Tivakaran has admitting privileges

Willis Knighton Bossier Health Center
2400 Hospital Dr
Bossier City, LA 71111
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Willis Knighton South and the Center for Women's Health
2510 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
Shreveport, LA 71118
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Willis-Knighton Medical Center
2600 Greenwood Rd
Shreveport, LA 71103
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