Dr. Shedthikere Krishnamurthy, MD

Dr. Shedthikere Krishnamurthy, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Shedthikere Krishnamurthy, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Florence, SC and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College in 1977 and specializes in sleep medicine, sleep medicine (psychiatry & neurology), and more.

436 W Palmetto St

Florence, SC 29501

Contact Information

(843) 669-2007

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Krishnamurthy's Experience

Dr. Krishnamurthy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

3  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Bangalore Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • SUNY Buffalo Grad Med School Dent-Child Neurology
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fellow Of Royal College Of Physicians Of Uk
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Member of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 1984
  • Fellow of Royal College of pediatrics and child health, UK, 1995
Media & Publications

Dr. Krishnamurthy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Krishnamurthy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Krishnamurthy to family and friends
10 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Krishnamurthy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My son start going to Dr. MURTHY 4 years ago and nothing but poor service. He always gone out of the country or no at office. He don't care about his patient's condition. Please don't take your love one to him.
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BEWARE - I have had nothing but poor experiences. I was having about 1-2 breakthrough seizures/year. Later after he put me on more meds, I had multiple seizures in one day. Without any tests, he associated them to "just stress"! REALLY? I also have numbness in my feet that I have never had...more
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Infant in hospital for seizure like behavior - turned out gastro issues. Along the way a 48 hour eeg requested The good thing Dr. did -ensure it was 48 hours. Bad thing - inability to pull up eeg data with us (twice)- left out of review, jumping to barbituate prescrip even though only 80% confident...more
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I would not ever recommend him he's rude, quick to diagnose with a psy problem but you have a real medical issue arrogant says he's 99.9 percent right but misdiagnoses people and Dont care
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I toke my son there to see if the Doc mite be able to help us out. The Doc put him on meds before we could blink. We live 45 mints away.aThey CLOSE FOR LUNCH 2HOURS. ( The staff and Doctor MURTHY ) seem as if they don't care at all. If you can fend a better Doctor Than Doctor Murthy in Florence, SC...more
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