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Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

46 Ratings
11 Comments

Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor,

Clinical Interests

Neurology (general), Neuromuscular Diseases

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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Education & Training

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

NPI Number

  • 1396993184
Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

46 Ratings
11 Comments

Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Contact Information

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Academic: 336-716-7548 | Department: 336-716-4101

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Recent Publications

Strowd RE, Wabnitz A, Balakrishnan N, Craig J, Tegeler CH. Clinical reasoning: acute-onset homonymous hemianopia with hyperglycemia: seeing is believing. Neurology. 2014;82(15):e129-e133.

Onyeuku NE, Balakrishnan N, Cartwright MS. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presenting with pachymeningitis. J Neurol Sci. 2014;344(1-2):208-209.

Cartwright MS, Demar S, Griffin LP, Balakrishnan N, Harris JM, Walker FO. Validity and reliability of nerve and muscle ultrasound. Muscle Nerve. 2013;47(4):515-521.

Rejeski JJ, Morris JC, Walker FO, Balakrishnan N. Clinical reasoning: a 35-year-old woman with acute seizures and behavior change. Neurology. 2013;81(9):e55-e59.

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Assistant Professor, Neurology

Clinical Interests

Neurology (general), Neuromuscular Diseases
Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor, Neurology

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Doctor Rating

4.5 out of 5

Nikhil Balakrishnan, M.B.B.S.46 Ratings
11 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.4
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.4
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.4
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.6
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.4
Time CP spent with patient
4.4
Wait time at clinic
4.6



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

9/15/2014

Very good!

8/29/2014

Already recommended a friend.

8/6/2014

*Dr. B. did a good job in explaining the problem and possible treatments.

7/28/2014

My care provider is the best.

7/17/2014

Excellent doctor and great with patients.

7/14/2014

dr B was excellent

7/14/2014

*Dr. B. is wonderful - gave me hope & great care.

6/16/2014

The best doctor of the many I have seen at NCBH.

5/6/2014

Best doctor I have ever had.

3/21/2014

Good.

3/5/2014

We have previous family experience and personal experience with 4 other neurologists. Dr. Balakrishnan is definitely at the top of our rating scale. He is very thorough in his evaluations and takes time to explain things.

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