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Dr. Sudha Tallavajhula, MD

Neurology

Clinical Neurophysiology

Medical Director, TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center Sudha S. Tallavajhula, M.D., is a member of the faculty in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. She is the Medical Director of the Neurological Sleep Medicine Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Dr. T...

Medical Director, TIRR Memorial Hermann Neurological Sleep Medicine Center

Sudha S. Tallavajhula, M.D., is a member of the faculty in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.  She is the Medical Director of the Neurological Sleep Medicine Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Dr. Tallavajhula attended medical school at Chengalpattu Medical College in India and completed her Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Neurology at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She also underwent Fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology followed by Sleep Medicine at UT Houston Medical School. She is board certified by the American Board of Neurology.

Dr. Tallavajhula's research interests are in epilepsy, sleep disorders, complementary and alternative methods for treatment of insomnia and sleep-disordered breathing and bidirectional relationship of sleep and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Tallavajhula specializes in early screening, diagnosis and management of sleep apnea in acute ischemic stroke patients to facilitate recovery from stroke. She also specializes in the incorporation of sleep medicine methodology in the development of innovative tools that enhance the recovery of patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, post-traumatic headache and other neurological conditions. Her specialization in sleep disorders includes:

  • Sleep-disordered breathing
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep disorders in women
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypoventilation and other disorders of breathing in patients with neurological disabilities
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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 797-7742

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Neuroscience Services
Medical Education

Chengalpattu Medical College 2002

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

University of Texas at Houston-GME 2012

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Galveston- Graduate Medical Education 2006, University of Texas at Galveston- Graduate Medical Education 2009

PCP Number

100000047825

Cities Served

Barker, Bellaire, Cypress, Fulshear, Galena Park, Houston, Katy, Missouri City, Richmond

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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