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Dr. Pranatartiharan Ramachandran, MD

Neurosurgery*
2.8 (18)
Map Pin Small Frankfort, KY
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Pranatartiharan Ramachandran, MD

Dr. Pranatartiharan Ramachandran, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Frankfort, KY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 42 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Christian Medical College and is affiliated with Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Dr. Ramachandran, completed a residency at Tufts Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Ramachandran an average 2.8 star rating.

Dr. Ramachandran works at UK HealthCare in Frankfort, KY with other offices in Lexington, KY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Ramachandran's Office Locations

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    UK HealthCare
    601 Chamberlin Ave # A, Frankfort, KY 40601 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    UK Neurology
    740 Rose St Ste J402, Lexington, KY 40536 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    • Coventry Health Care
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    • Tufts Health Plan
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    Ratings & Reviews

    2.8
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    About Dr. Pranatartiharan Ramachandran, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 42 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1801088711
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Steward St Elizabeth's Medical Center
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    Residency
    • Tufts Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Christian Medical College
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Frankfort Regional Medical Center

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    Dr. Pranatartiharan Ramachandran, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ramachandran is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ramachandran has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    18 patients have reviewed Dr. Ramachandran. The overall rating for this provider is 2.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ramachandran.

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