Dr. Prateek Kumar Adhikari M.D.
Emergency Physician1415 Tulane Ave New Orleans LA, 70112
Dr. Prateek Adhikari practices Emergency Medicine in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Adhikari assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Adhikari examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 2001
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans 2000
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM
- La State Univ Sch Of Med, Emergency Medicine
- LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
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