Dr. Venkatachalam Veerappan, MD

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Dr. Venkatachalam Veerappan, MD

Neurology | Male

Desert Neurology 2020 Goldring Ave Ste 202, Las Vegas, NV 89106 Get Directions

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Dr. Veerappan specializes in Neurology and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He practices at 2 locations.

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2.3 based on 21 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
     (21)
  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Veerappan
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (20)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (20)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (20)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (20)
Dr. Veerappan's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (21)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (20)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (21)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (18)
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in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr referred me to surgeon for carpal tunnel surgery- surgeon said Why? Not carpal tunnel! Staff rude. Lacked follow up -was to fax MRI ref to Steinberg when my spot neared, they hand not rcvd referral from office, was told Dr had not signed and would not be able to for couple days due to sched-MRI with the in couple days!!! Was told by gal in office was helping as a courtesy - and when I spoke to office mgr didn't feel as though she was very concerned re:staff attitude!
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Excellent Dr! Explains problems and takes time to know you individually
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Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • 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
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

  • 1
    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Veerappan has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement  (10/25/2011)
    • Amount or Range: $40,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Alleges that during the time patient was treated for seizure disorder, Dr. failed to rule out Glioma Tumor of the brain which caused or contributed to the death of the patient.
    • State: Nevada
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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Madras Medical College
  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Med College Of Ohio

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Veerappan has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Veerappan'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
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Veerappan's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Veerappan

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients