Dr. Shilpa Chitnis MD Neurologist

Dr. Shilpa Chitnis is a neurologist in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Parkland Health & Hospital System and University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. She received her medical degree from Grant Medical College and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Chitnis accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 22 doctors at Parkland Health & Hospital System and one of 8 at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Movement Disorder, Neurodegenerative, Dementia & Geriatrics

Clinical Interests: Botulinum Toxins, Parkinson Disease, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Dopamine Agonists, Autonomic Nervous System Diseases, Antiparkinson Agents

Education & Medical Training

Tulane University
Residency, Psychiatry, 1999–2002

Tulane University
Residency, Neurology, 1997–1997

Grant Medical College
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

History, applications, and mechanisms of deep brain stimulation.
Miocinovic S, Somayajula S, Chitnis S, Vitek JL 2013 2

Design innovations and baseline findings in a long-term Parkinson's trial: the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Exploratory Trials in Parkinson's Disease Long-Term Study-1.
Elm JJ 2012 10

Deep brain stimulation artifact in needle electromyography.
Sadeghian H, Chitnis S, Elliott JL 2010 8

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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