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Dr. Shamsha Velani, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology ·  Female

Dr. Velani

UCLA Santa Monica Neurological

1328 16th St Santa Monica, CA 90404

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(310) 319-5098


Dr. Shamsha Velani, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2003 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology.


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Dr. Velani accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Velani's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Confusion
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velani treats Confusion more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Velani treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velani treats Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy more than 67% of her peers

Dr. Velani treats this condition more than 67% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
Essential Tremor
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Velani treats Essential Tremor more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Velani treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Essential Tremor

Dr. Velani's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Dr. Velani's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Velani

2.6

Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
40%
(2)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
60%
(3)

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I would give her a zero star if I could. This doctor is dismissive, incompetent and incapable of diagnosing nerve damage which another competent neurologist and 2 chiropractors were able to diagnose.
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An excellent neurologist. I appreciate her candor as well as her thoroughness.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shamsha Velani, MD is a clinical neurophysiologist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 2003 and specializes in clinical neurophysiology.

Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

Education

2003
Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
Medical School
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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