Dr. Venkatachalam Veerappan, MD

Dr. Venkatachalam Veerappan, MD

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Neurology  |  
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57 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Venkatachalam Veerappan, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 57 years old.

Desert Neurology

2020 Goldring Ave Ste 202

Las Vegas, NV 89106
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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

  • Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Med College Of Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Veerappan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Veerappan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Veerappan to family and friends
2.4
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Veerappan's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Las Vegas, NV |
I absolutely love Dr. V. His staff is incompetent. My PCP recommended him, said he's the best in NV, and if he can't figure out a diagnosis, no one can. He was my 3rd neuro in 6mos, and he ordered more tests and treatments, and spent FAR more time with me than any other. I'm undiagnosable, but that...more
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I've been a patient for a year and I've never met him.
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Las Vegas, NV |
Great knowledgeable dr, has answers to any questions MS related of course or any of the treatments. His m.a's are great, the only issue I have ever had is not getting an answer from the assistant manager. Otherwise highly recommend
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Las Vegas, NV |
Saw my father in hospital and read his test results prescribed meds now impossible to make a appt. weeks later. left many messages for a follow-up with no return call. Don't know what to think.
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North Las Vegas, NV |
It is unnerving, to have to repeatedly visit this doctors office because, the staff can't seem to finish your paperwork. Be it for simple tests, prescriptions or, a return to work/school letter. Regardless, if you do or don't need a referral or prior authorization, this office staff, is sure not...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Veerappan accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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MountainView Hospital
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Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center
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Sunrise Children’s Hospital
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North Vista Hospital
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Valley Hospital Medical Center
620 Shadow Ln
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Summerlin Hospital Medical Center
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