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About Dr. Alpa K Shah
Dr. Alpa K Shah, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Carrollton, TX. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurology. Dr. Shah is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Shah has received 1 award. She speaks English.
Dr. Alpa K Shah has the following 3 specialties
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Clinical Neurophysiology
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
Dr. Alpa K Shah has the following 22 expertise
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Seizure Disorders
- Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
- Movement Disorders
- Transverse Myelitis
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Electroencephalography (EEG)
- Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
- Sleep Disorders
- Primary Headache Disorders
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Migraine Disorder
- Myasthenia Gravis
Dr. Alpa K Shah has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Alpa K Shah is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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2018 - If you don't follow what Dr. Shah says, or you question her staff pertaining YOUR payments, she becomes extremely defensive and derogatory. She tried to split me and my wife by believing when my wife wanted to end the meeting, because Dr. Shah was so rude. Dr. Shah replied, "Your wife knows what's she's talking about. She understands." That was an absolute distortion of what my wife's reason. Dr. Shah, without provocation, and in the middle of our conversation, rudely ended the meeting and requested I find another "sleep clinic" and that she would "report this to my pcp." Dr. Shah can present as bullish, coarse, and bestial.
the whole office was unprofessional from top to bottom. i visited office on August 2017. At first visit i went to receptionist, first she wanted to collect office fee before she asked my name or greet. i went to room to wait for Dr kiran Shah. a lady showed up with scrub. she introduce herself as Dr Alpa Shah. i never made appointment with her. the second she started speaking i knew i am in wrong place. she started to discuss the financial aspect of treatment without explaining my medical problem. i said to her i am here for sleep problem. then she tried to sell me C pap machine and she did not discuss all my options accurately . In my life time i never have seen such unprofessional doctor office. their behavior were like used car salesman.
I was seeing Dr Alpa Shah for my migraines. We tried few medications. Even if she was running late at my last appointment, she was not in a hurry. She sat and explained to me all the details of my MRI and also showed the pictures on her computer. No doctor has ever sat and reviewed my test results like the way she did. Her staff is caring and helped me at each visit. I highly recommend her to anyone who needs a good neurologist.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Dr. Shah is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
Topiwala National Medical College
Graduated in 1997
Parkland Health And Hospital System
Dr. Alpa K Shah accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Ambetter Superior Health Plan
- Ambetter Superior Health Plan
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsNEUROLOGIST & SLEEP CLINIC, 4217 Marsh Ridge Rd Ste 120, Carrollton, TX
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