Dr. Ellen R. Shammash, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 52

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Dr. Shammash:

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Dr. Shammash's Experience

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Dr. Shammash's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Shammash Performs

  • Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections

Conditions Dr. Shammash Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Regions Hospital
640 Jackson Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shammash

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
HealthPartners Specialty Center
Saint Paul Office
401 Phalen Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55130
Saint Paul Office
401 Phalen Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55130
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    Dr. Shammash's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine, 2001
    • Rheumatology, 1994
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    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
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    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Shammash

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    New York University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Residency Hospital

    University Minn Hosps Clins
    Complete in 1991
    Va Med Center
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Minn Hosps Clins
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shammash & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Shammash's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Regions Hospital where Dr. Shammash has admitting privileges:

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    • Regions Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shammash

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shammash to family and friends

    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Shammash's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 9 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shammash
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    10 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Shammash accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    Office Locations

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    HealthPartners Specialty Center
    Saint Paul Office
    401 Phalen Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55130
    (952) 883-5004 (Office)
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    HealthPartners Specialty Center
    Saint Paul Office
    401 Phalen Blvd
    Saint Paul, MN 55130
    (952) 883-5000 (Office)
    (651) 254-7033 (Fax)
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