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About Dr. Pratibha N Gurusiddaiya

Dr. Pratibha N Gurusiddaiya, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Geriatric Medicine and Neurology. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

VA St. Louis Health Care System - John Cochran Division

915 N Grand Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63106
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Specialties

Dr. Pratibha N Gurusiddaiya has the following 2 specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Neurology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Pratibha N Gurusiddaiya has the following 15 expertise

  • EOL Care
  • Confusion
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Dementia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cognitive Issues/Testing
  • Schizophrenia
  • Senility
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Dr. Pratibha N Gurusiddaiya has 0 board certified specialties

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  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • Jjm Medical College Davangere

    Graduated in 1998

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

VA St. Louis Health Care System - John Cochran Division, 915 N Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO
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