Dr. Deepak Awasthi MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Deepak Awasthi is a neurosurgeon in Thibodaux, Louisiana and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ochsner Medical Center and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Awasthi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Ochsner Medical Center and one of 3 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Clinical Interests: Complex spine; minimally invasive spine surgery; radiosurgery; trigeminal neuralgia; brain tumors

Hospital Affiliation

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Ochsner Medical Center
Ranked #24 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Hindi/Urdu

Education & Medical Training

Louisiana State University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1988–1993

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1987

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Columbia University
Other Training, Chemistry, 1978–1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 18 years in Neurological Surgery

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

LA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Spontaneous cervical spinal epidural hematoma in a 12-year-old girl: case report and review of the literature.
Tender, G. C., Awasthi, D.

Risk stratification in mild head injury patients: the head injury predictive index.
Tender, G. C., Awasthi, D.

Cocaine use as a predictor of outcome in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Howington, J. U., Kutz, S. C., Wilding, G. E., Awasthi, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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