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Perumal, Shankar, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.87 out of 5 | 265 reviews
Neurology | Epilepsy
Novant Health Neurology & Sleep - Midtown
(704) 384-9437
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Patient Comments 54 reviews
November 16, 2021
Dr Perumal is one of the best doctors my son has seen. He has been such a blessing, always kind, attentive and wise. Linda is also so special, always happy and just like Dr Perumal always there if we need them.
-Patient in HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina

November 11, 2021
I felt like I was speaking with a friend that was an expert, which means alot; given the pressure we all are under. Thank You!
-Patient in Charlotte, North Carolina

November 05, 2021
Dr was very professional and listen to all my concerns about my mother and had great recommendation that we are in the process of Utilizing
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

October 28, 2021
Everyone was very helpful and courteous!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

October 14, 2021
Dr. Perumal has always been kind and wanted to make sure he answered all my questions, plus provided information in a way I could understand.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, 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