Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.
Neurologist | Neurology1513 Voorhies Ave Brooklyn NY, 11235
Dr. Ranga Krishna is a distinguished Neurologist in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Krishna specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. With expertise in handling complex conditions like epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and migraines, Dr. Krishna employs advanced techniques and personalized treatment plans to improve patient outcomes. As a neurologist, Dr. Krishna is committed to staying abreast of the latest developments in neurological research and therapies.
Education and Training
Kakatiya Medical College 1990
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Program A 1994
Mysore Medical College 1989
American Board of Neurological Surgery
American Board of Pain Medicine
Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Loss of taste and smell are one of the first things of change in Alzheimer's. Taking zinc supplements sometimes can help. READ MORE
Sounds like some form of muscular dystrophy. I'd be surprised if they haven't told you such. You will want to get a neuromuscular specialist to look at this. READ MORE
Yes, taking pain killers for extended periods of time can result in reducing your coordination and rapidity of thought. READ MORE
Chronic pain from spine injuries can lead to agitated states, and/or depressive states. This can translate to wide swings in mood. READ MORE
Balance therapy is the best permanent treatment for vertigo. READ MORE
Severe headaches after working out most of the time is NOT serious, but somewhere around 5% of the time can be associated with a small aneurysm. I suggest you see a neurologist and get an MRI. READ MORE
Could symptoms like excessive sweating, blacking out and dyspnea be a sign of a neurological disorder?
Disautonomia sounds like what you are describing- you should be evaluated for such by a cardiologist and neurologist. READ MORE
It could be a neurologic problem. This is something you should first discuss with your primary physician so as to go through any changes in your lifestyle, or major events that may of caused a decrease in motivation and/or focus. After which they may refer you to a neurologist for a more detailed evaluation. READ MORE
Parkinsons typically is diagnosed in someone's 60s, but at times it can be diagnosed pre-40 in rarer cases. READ MORE
No, foods do not have a link to dementia, however taking vitamins and actively doing brain-heavy tasks can help prevent onset. READ MORE
This could be a neurologic issue, yes. I'd urge you to see your primary physician, and or go to the ER for a proper evaluation. READ MORE
Spinal fluid tests are typically done for infections of the brain (meningitis), Multiple sclerosis, and varying forms of cancer. There are times they are done for other reasons as well though. READ MORE
This is a very vague question- I'd recommend having her see her primary physician about this and go from there. They would know best whether to refer for neurologic evaluation. READ MORE
Migraines require trying lots of treatments more often than not- Look into agents like Trokendi, and if serious enough, Botox is a very solid option. READ MORE
Peripheral neuropathy is common and can stem from a number of things including injuries to the spine, diabetes, etc. Yes, it can be treated and patients often times are able to revert to some degree feelings of numbness. READ MORE
Have her see a Neurologist and they will order the appropriate evaluative testing. This could be testing her autonomic nervous system, MRI's, EMGs, etc. It depends on her history and any past/recent injuries. READ MORE
I would talk to your primary physician about this as it can be related to blood pressure- They will evaluate you for relevant conditions. READ MORE
More often than not, there are no warnings to a stroke. Highly stressful lifestyles and high blood pressure are additional risk factors. READ MORE
Treatment consists of managing symptoms stemming from MS, and slowing deterioration stemming from it. There is no "cure" for MS. READ MORE
Vomiting blood can be caused by any number of things from intestinal issues, to brain issues. See your doctor so you can be appropriately evaluated. READ MORE
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Areas of expertise and specialization
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pinched Nerve
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Herniated Disc
- Birth Defects
- Transient Ischemic Attack (tia)
- Vascular Disease
- Stroke And Mini-stroke Recovery And Prevention
- Stroke Management
- Stroke Prevention
- Concussion & Traumatic Brain Injury
- Concussion (mild traumatic brain injury)
- American Academy of Neurology
- American Academy of Pain Management
Dr. Ranga Chelva Krishna M.D.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Krishna
- Author Greg O'Brien Speaks About his Emotions Hijacked by Alzheimer's
There are different types of memory related illnesses, something that many people know all too well unfortunately. Author and former newspaper editor Greg O’ Brien is one of them. He has spoken out about his experience with Alzheimer’s disease and how it has certainly impacted his life and those...
- What Is Dysphagia?
IntroductionDysphagia is the medical term for difficulty swallowing. A person with dysphagia finds it more difficult to move liquid or food from the mouth to the stomach. Dysphagia is most likely caused by muscle and nerve problems. When food is swallowed, multiple muscles and nerves are...
- Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder in Parkinson's Disease
It is natural to have some kind of emotional distress, anxiety, and sadness when diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. But SAD is not just about being sad, it is being anxious and fearful of participating in social activities. SAD is an abbreviation for social anxiety disorder also known as social...
- Discover the Fundraiser Dedicated to Finding a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Duchenne is one of the lesser-known degenerative diseases which revolves mainly around rapidly-progressing muscular dystrophy and belongs to the same category as similar conditions — such as Becker Muscular Dystrophy — though it is usually one of the most aggressive variations. The disease...
- Multiple Sclerosis: Talking with Your Doctor about Sex
Talking about sex can be difficult, and talking about sex with your multiple sclerosis (MS) to your doctor is no exception. While it is perfectly understandable that you may feel embarrassed discussing the subject, doing so can actually improve your sex life. With more than half of individuals who...
- What to Do If a Child Has a Febrile Seizure?
Febrile SeizureA febrile seizure usually occurs when your child has a fever or high body temperature. It can also happen without brain inflammation or certain metabolic disorders. Even though febrile seizures occur with fever, you may not notice an increase in your child’s body temperature until...
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