Dr. Shyam Prabhakaran, MD

Dr. Shyam Prabhakaran, MD

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Dr. Shyam Prabhakaran, MD is a neurology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in neurology.

Northwestern Medical Group

675 N Saint Clair St Ste 20-100

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Prabhakaran performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Stroke
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Prabhakaran's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Prabhakaran ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

2  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Umdnj - New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prabhakaran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prabhakaran's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prabhakaran to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Prabhakaran's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Extremely poor bedside manner. Has his own agenda, trying to make patients go on clinical trials despite their wishes. Blamed patient for having stroke with no explanation or prognosis. 0 out of 10 would not recommend.
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Dr. Prabhakaran is very skilled, intelligent, has an excellent bedside manner, attentive to my needs, great listener follows up very quickly, I would recommend him to any of my family & friends, in fact I did on Facebook.
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