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About Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian

Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hershey, PA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian is Poor. Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian is 2.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center

500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
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Specialties

Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian 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

    9 Expertise

  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache
  • Stroke
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Reviews

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We will never go back

We went to see the doctor after relocating to the Pennsylvania area. We had previously received an accurate diagnosis from another doctor at a hospital that is one of the best facilities in the nation. Dr. Subramanian totally changed the diagnosis, would not listen to us when we tried to explain why we did not think he was right and we challenged his reasons for a different diagnosis, and he went on to recommend a totally different treatment plan. Needless to say, we will not be going back.

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Go elsewhere

We went to him hoping for a thorough review of my wife's health history and 2nd opinion of possible MS. She is basically non-functional. He was arrogant, dismissive, majored on minors, told us to stop "obsessing" over a diagnosis and just treat symptoms. My wife was ended up in tears in front of him. Go to him if you want to be diminished.

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Dr.S misdiagnosed my PD for two years, he told me I had a different problem even after bloodwork came back negative for that disease, but after a DAT Scan in Dec. it was confirmed he was wrong , I do have PD! I have waited up to 2 hours to be seen by him and once I see him, he is rude and downplays my symptoms, even to the point of calling me a liar. Recently it has taken him over a week, to call in a prescription refill to my pharmacy. I would not recommend him as a movement disorder doctor!!

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Wrong Diagnosis - Father's Death

My father was a patient of Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian for years for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. He scheduled an appointment to see Dr. Subramanian because he was feeling excessively tired and weak and felt it was due to his medication for PD. Dr. Subramanian walked in the room and told my father he was depressed – no vitals taken, no observation that he was clearly in distress. My father died 12 days after the depression diagnosis…..from cancer. My father brought up his symptoms numerous times to this doctor and was ignored and, as a result, never had the opportunity to explore treatment options. In addition, the doctor was rude and condescending to him during that final visit as witnessed by my sister. While I understand that Dr. Subramanian is a neurologist and not an oncologist, he clearly should have observed that something was wrong and made a referral. But for about a year, he did nothing. Please think very carefully before scheduling an appointment with this physician.

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  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Calcutta National Medical College

    Graduated in 1987

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Thyagarajan Subramanian accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Dr, Hershey, PA

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