Dr. Vasanthi Krishna, MD

Dr. Vasanthi Krishna, MD

Neurology | Female | 46 years old

I feel privileged when patients trust me with their neurological care. I avidly listen to my patients and believe in involving them in their own care. Brain health begins with a positive approach.Read more

Alpha Neurology and Sleep Medicine
87 Scripps Dr Ste 210
Sacramento, CA 95825 Get Directions
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I feel privileged when patients trust me with their neurological care. I avidly listen to my patients and believe in involving them in their own care. Brain health begins with a positive approach.Read more

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Sacramento, CA |
I didn't have the best experience with Dr. Krishna. I suffer from monthly migraines for a duration of about a week. I saw Dr. Krishna for a total of 4 times and never found a solution for my migraines. Whenever I suggested what I thought would work, she always shot down my ideas. On my final appointment, she told me I should be thankful I don't have chronic migraines and a week long migraine once a month is not a big deal. Sorry, but quality of life is important to me and that's no way to live!
in Sacramento |
Dr Krishna was the first doctor I've had that took the time to listen to *all* of my symptoms, quickly ordering tests to evaluate her suspected diagnosis. While tests were being scheduled, she provided medications & suggestions for behavior changes to alleviate my symptoms, both of which provided some relief. After 10 years of questions, I now am starting to get answers and solutions. There is no cure for my diagnosis, but I feel confident in my choice of physician for ongoing care & treatment.
in California |
Politely listened to my symptoms but didn't seem very concerned or interested in testing, treating, or doing much of anything for me besides prescribing a week's worth of sleep medication... Insisted there's nothing wrong with me; I was just depressed (no) and instructed me to become a contributing member of society or volunteer with sick children or elderly and maybe I'll feel better. Very disappointed after waiting almost 2 months for my appointment. Waste of time.
in Sacramento CA |
My mother has Alzheimer's, and I brought her to this doctor because her regular doctor, who was wonderful, left the practice. I was very, very disappointed with Dr. Krishna. She talks but doesn't listen. At all. She doesn't respond to family questions or concerns. At all. I would never bring my mother back to this doctor.
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Dr. Krishna's Care Philosophy

I feel privileged when patients trust me with their neurological care. I avidly listen to my patients and believe in involving them in their own care. Brain health begins with a positive approach.

Dr. Krishna's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurology
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Dementia
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Gulbarga University, M.R. Medical School

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical University of Ohio

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University of Ohio

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Michigan Health System-Neurophysilogy

    Completed in 2005

    University Of Texas Health Science Center-Sleep Medicine

    Completed in 2005

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Neurological Testing