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Epilepsy specialists

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Perumal, Shankar, MD

Affiliated with Novant Health
4.97 out of 5 | 95 reviews
Neurology | Epilepsy
Novant Health Neurology & Sleep - Midtown
(704) 384-9437
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Patient Comments 32 reviews
December 23, 2020
Dr. Perumal will be my guy so long as I have a need for his specialty. I feel welcomed and respected. I realize his time is important and try not to waste it, but how he gets the details from me feels more like a conversation than an interrogation of symptoms and side effects.
-Patient in ROCK HILL, SC

December 22, 2020
Everything was good on every visit, because I know the staff as well as my doctor really cares. Thank you, *Dr. Shankar Perumal. Great!
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

December 08, 2020
Dr. Perumal is an excellent doctor and always has my best interest when discussing my problems.
-Patient in YORK, SC

November 25, 2020
Great experience.
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

November 19, 2020
-Patient in CHARLOTTE, NC

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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