Dr. Pongkiat Kankirawatana MD Neurologist

Dr. Pongkiat Kankirawatana is a neurologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including The Children's Hospital of Alabama and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Siriraj Medical School/Mahidol University and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Kankirawatana accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at The Children's Hospital of Alabama and one of 27 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Neurology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Thai.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

The Children's Hospital of Alabama

University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Jersey City Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1986 - 1989

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1989 - 1992

Siriraj Medical School/Mahidol University
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Lymphatic malformation of the tongue with coexisting intractable epilepsy treated with corpus callosotomy: a case report.
Griessenauer, C. J.,Bilal, M.,Kankirawatana, P.,Kulbersh, B.,Tubbs, R. S.,Rozzelle, C.

Magnetic source imaging (MSI) in children with neocortical epilepsy: Surgical outcome association with 3D post-resection analysis.
Kim, H.,Kankirawatana, P.,Killen, J.,Harrison, A.,Oh, A.,Rozzelle, C.,Blount, J.,Knowlton, R.

Chronic granulomatous herpes encephalitis in a child with clinically intractable epilepsy.
Hackney, J. R., Harrison, D. K., Rozzelle, C., Kankirawatana, S., Kankirawatana, P., Palmer, C. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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