Dr. Vinita Acharya, MD

Neurology •  Female
  
Dr. Acharya
Telehealth services available

Penn State Health Neurology

500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033

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Dr. Vinita Acharya, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA. Dr. Acharya has more experience with Epilepsy and Headache than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Acharya to book an appointment.


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Dr. Acharya accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Epilepsy

Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Typically treats 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Seizure Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Seizure Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Epilepsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Epilepsy more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 90% of their peers

EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya performs EEG (Electroencephalogram) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Acharya performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Migraine more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

Headache
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Headache more than 30% of their peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 30% of their peers

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Dr. Acharya's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's 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
  • 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
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Vinita Acharya, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Hershey, PA. Dr. Acharya has more experience with Epilepsy and Headache than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Acharya to book an appointment.

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Locations

Penn State Health Neurology

Penn State Health Neurology500 University Dr Ste 3100 Hershey, PA 17033
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Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Hershey, PA

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)