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Perumal, Shankar, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.87 out of 5 | 214 reviews
Neurology | Epilepsy
Novant Health Neurology & Sleep - Midtown
(704) 384-9437
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Patient Comments 43 reviews
August 02, 2021
Dr. Perumal and Linda are very professional, kind and compassionate. I highly recommend them!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

July 20, 2021
Dr. Perumal, one of the best in the Charlotte area.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

July 18, 2021
Dr Shankar Perumal is amazing. He takes time to talk with me. I feel I’m in great hands.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

June 24, 2021
I have utmost respect and affection for Dr.Perumal and his staff.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

May 09, 2021
Dr Perumal was extremely helpful and my questioning my condition. I have a lot of faith in her care. He is kind and concerned about my condition.
-Patient in Gastonia, North Carolina


Practice locations
Novant Health Neurology & Sleep - Midtown
(704) 384-9437

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Medical School:
Upstate Medical Center

Albany Medical Center 2006

Albany Medical Center 2009

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center 2010

Board Certifications:

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Dr. Shankar Perumal has devoted his career to neurology and specifically to epilepsy. He enjoys understanding the unique causes of each patient's seizures to help them find ways to control them. Dr. Perumal has plenty of opportunities to expand his knowledge of seizures in his role overseeing the epilepsy monitoring unit. While Dr. Perumal's first priority is understanding his patient's medical conditions, he also believes in helping patients understand those conditions as well. He believes patients need to be active participants in their health care. Dr. Perumal believes that informed patients are more likely to keep up with their treatment plans. When he is not at work, Dr. Perumal loves to travel and explore new places.

Special Interests: Epilepsy, Seizures

Gender: Male