Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD

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SSM Health Medical Group 1035 Bellevue Ave Ste 500 Saint Louis, MO 63117 Get Directions
Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD
Vikas Kumar, MD, PhD, is a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Kumar holds a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from Darbhanga Medical College, India and a medical degree in physiology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and a PhD in molecular physiology and biophysics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He completed his residency in neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG) at Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he also served as chief resident. In addition, he has research interest in molecular neurosciences. Besides practicing general neurology, he specializes in the treatment of ALS, myasthenia gravis, neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders and has special interest in Parkinson's disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus, headache, dementia.

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The challenges of complex neurological diseases and the specialty known for "deductive reasoning" along with advancement in neurodiagnostic tools, therapy and collaborative approach drives me each and every day to achieve compassionate patient care.

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      Vikas Kumar, MD, PhD, is a neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist who is board certified in neurology and clinical neurophysiology. Dr. Kumar holds a bachelor's degree in medicine and surgery from Darbhanga Medical College, India and a medical degree in physiology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and a PhD in molecular physiology and biophysics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He completed his residency in neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG) at Saint Louis University School of Medicine where he also served as chief resident. In addition, he has research interest in molecular neurosciences.

      Besides practicing general neurology, he specializes in the treatment of ALS, myasthenia gravis, neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders and has special interest in Parkinson's disease, normal pressure hydrocephalus, headache, dementia.

      Dr. Kumar's Care Philosophy

      The challenges of complex neurological diseases and the specialty known for "deductive reasoning" along with advancement in neurodiagnostic tools, therapy and collaborative approach drives me each and every day to achieve compassionate patient care.

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

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Clinical Neurophysiology
      •  Board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology
      •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Clinical Neurophysiology
      • Neurology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Anterior Horn Disease
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Bell's 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
      • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
      • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
      • Chronic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Concussion
      • Confusion
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Dementia
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Diplopia
      • Dystonia
      • Ear Disorders
      • 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
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Polymyositis
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
      • Post-Concussion Syndrome
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Spina Bifida
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Syncope
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo
      • Visual Field Defects

      Education

      • Medical School
        Darbhangha Med Coll
      • Residency Hospital
        Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
      • Undergraduate School
        Darbhangha Med Coll
      • Other Education
        All-India Institute of Medical Science / Ansari Nagar
        Baylor College of Medicine

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Clinical Neurophysiology

      Procedures Performed

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