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Dr. Santosh Shrestha Is this you?

About Dr. Santosh Shrestha

Dr. Santosh Shrestha, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Springfield, IL. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Santosh Shrestha is Good. Dr. Santosh Shrestha has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Santosh Shrestha is 3.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

SIU Health Care Behavioral Health

901 W Jefferson St
Springfield, IL 62702
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Specialties

Dr. Santosh Shrestha has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    12 Expertise

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

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  • Education

  • Southern Illinois University

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Santosh Shrestha accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
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Locations & Directions

SIU Health Care Behavioral Health, 901 W Jefferson St, Springfield, IL
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