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About Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis

Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Chitnis is affiliated with Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Chitnis has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis is Great. Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ut Southwestern Medical Center

5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390
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Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis has the following 2 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.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    21 Expertise

  • Shy-Drager Syndrome
  • Movement Disorders
  • Ataxia
  • Stroke
  • Tremor
  • Headache
  • Meige Syndrome
  • Dystonia
  • Essential Tremor
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Pallidotomy
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Chorea
  • Epilepsy
  • Blepharospasm
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Cerebellar Ataxia

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Two Stars

Very insensitive doctor and tends to over medicate. Has step over the boundaries too many times.

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Four Stars

She is amazing clinical who cares about her patients. Very knowledgeable and upto date with late else research.

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Great Movement Disorders Doc

Dr. Chitnis is simply a fantastic movement disorders doc. She is somwhat difficult to get in with, and takes alot of care and time with her patients, and thus is often behind schedule. But that's justbecause she is sooooo good! Well worth the wait, particularly if you have Parkinson's. Also, she is among a fairly small group of focs at UTSW (or iin the city for that matter, todo DBS system programming). Shehas a tremendous amount of compassion, encourages family involvement, is extremely nice, and is simply a wonderful Human being. If you are considring using Dr. Chitnis, consider yourself to be blessed if you become one of her patients. As a local Neurosurgeon said to me recently "Dr. Chitnis really is the complete package!"

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Chitnis is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shilpa R Chitnis accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
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Locations & Directions

Ut Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
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