Neurologist and Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist

Nirmala Tumarada, M.S., M.D., neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist, earned her medical degree from Guntar Medical College in her native India. She attended graduate school at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, where she earned a master’s degree in neuroscience. She then completed a neurology residency at LSU Health Science Center in New Orleans before completing a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

The specialty of neuromuscular medicine includes the diagnosis and treatment of abnormalities of the motor neuron, nerve root, peripheral nerves, neuromuscular junction, and muscle, including disorders that affect adults and children. Dr. Tumarada diagnoses and manages all general neurologic conditions including migraine, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinsonism, tremor, spasticity, dystonia and multiple sclerosis, along with neuromuscular disorders.

Dr. Tumarada is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and is a member of the American Neurological Association and the American Academy of Neurology. She has been involved in numerous research projects and has a special interest in motor neuron disease and peripheral neuropathy.

Office Address

501 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
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Phone: (337) 312-8730