Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD

Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD

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Dr. Vikas Kumar, MD is a clinical neurophysiology doctor who practices in Bridgeton, MO. Read his story

12266 De Paul Dr Ste 305

Bridgeton, MO 63044

Contact Information

(314) 770-0991

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Migraine
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kumar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kumar "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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Specialties

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
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Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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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
  • Cluster Headache
  • 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
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kumar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kumar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kumar to family and friends
2.2
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Kumar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kumar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kumar has admitting privileges

SSM Health DePaul Hospital
12303 Depaul Drive
Bridgeton, MO 63044
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SSM Health St. Clare Hospital
1015 Bowles Ave
Fenton, MO 63026
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SSM Saint Mary's Hospital
6420 Clayton Rd
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
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