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About Dr. Praveen K Gootam

Dr. Praveen K Gootam, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tampa, FL. He has 13 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine. He speaks English.

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3 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Praveen K Gootam is Excellent. Dr. Praveen K Gootam has been rated by 3 patients. From those 3 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Praveen K Gootam is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

James A Haley Veterans Hospital

13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
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Dr. Praveen K Gootam has the following 4 specialties

  • 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.

  • Brain Injury Medicine
  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Sleep Medicine

    A sleep medicine specialist is specially trained in diagnosing and treating disorders involving sleep.
    Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome and insomnia are very common and can often cause other serious health issues, such as depression, asthma, and migraines. Sleep medicine specialists often work in sleep centers where they observe a patient while sleeping and monitor brain waves, behavior, and vital signs in order to identify the causes of sleep disturbance, or an inability to sleep (insomnia).
    Sleep medicine specialists treat patients through advising on sleep hygiene, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, using light therapy, or medical sleep aides.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Praveen K Gootam has the following 13 expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Clinical Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Illness

Dr. Praveen K Gootam has 3 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Praveen K Gootam is Board Certified in 3 specialties

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  • Education

    13 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 2005

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

James A Haley Veterans Hospital, 13000 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Tampa, FL
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