Dr. Kersi J Bharucha MD Neurologist

Dr. Kersi Bharucha is a neurologist in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and is affiliated with OU Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Bharucha accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 22 doctors at OU Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Movement Disorder

Clinical Interests: Parkinson Disease, Deep Brain Stimulation, Botox, Blepharospasm, Torticollis, Hepatolenticular Degeneration, Chorea, Tourette Syndrome, Spinocerebellar Ataxias, Restless Legs Syndrome, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, Dystonia Musculorum Deformans, Ataxia Telangiectasia, Essential Tremor, Stereotypic Movement Disorder, Hemifacial Spasm, Parkinsonian Disorders, Neuroacanthocytosis, Huntington Disease, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Hospital Affiliation

OU Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1991

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Neurology, 1991–1994

Medical College of Georgia
Fellowship, Movement Disorders, 1994–1995

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
Class of 1981

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Eduation & Research
Other Training, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 18 years in Neurology

OK State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top Doctors in America, Castle Connolly
2008

Top Doctors in America, Castle Connolly
2013

Best Doctors in America, US News & World Report

Publications & Presentations

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson''s disease: association between stimulation parameters and cognitive performance.
Francel, P., Ryder, K., Wetmore, J., Stevens, A., Bharucha, K., Beatty, W. W., Scott, J. 2004

Deep brain stimulation parameters associated with neuropsychological changes in subthalamic nucleus stimulation for refractory Parkinson''s disease.
Schoenberg, M. R., Mash, K. M., Bharucha, K. J., Francel, P. C., Scott, J. G. 2008 10 16

Lower serum ceruloplasmin levels correlate with younger age of onset in Parkinson''s disease.
Bharucha, K. J., Friedman, J. K., Vincent, A. S., Ross, E. D. 2008 12 1

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Insurances Accepted

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

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