Dr. Venkat Sankar, MD

Dr. Venkat Sankar, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

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Dr. Venkat Sankar, MD is a neurology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in neurology and clinical neurophysiology.

West Houston Neurology and Associates PA

12000 Richmond Ave Ste 215

Houston, TX 77082
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • SelectCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Disorders
more than 71% of peers
Gait Abnormality
more than 55% of peers
more than 52% of peers

Dr. Sankar'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.

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

1  Board Certifications

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

50  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Madurai Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Internal Medicine Jamaica Hospital Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Neurology University-Missouri Mo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Neurophysiology University Hospital Ky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sankar to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sankar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I called Dr. Venkat Sankar today and Paula the receptionist told me that THEY DO NOT ACCEPT PATIENTS WITHOUT INSURANCE! I said that is okay but you should have that information on the web site. PAULA SAID: OH NO! WE DO NOT HAVE ANY WEBSITE FOR DOCTOR VENKAT SANKAR! Really????(raising her tone). ...more
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