Dr. Shankar Santhanam, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 43

445 White Horse Ave Suite 100
Hamilton, NJ 08610
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Dr. Santhanam's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton
One Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
Capital Health Regional Medical Center
750 Brunswick Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08638

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Family Care Physicians
Family Care Physicians
445 White Horse Ave Suite 100
Hamilton, NJ 08610
Children's Preferred Care
Children's Preferred Care
1960 US Highway 1
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
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    Dr. Santhanam's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice, 2005
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    Procedures Dr. Santhanam Performs

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    Background Check for Dr. Santhanam

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • 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

    St. Georges University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2000

    Internship Hospital

    Capital Health System-Fuld Campus
    Complete in 2005

    Residency Hospital

    Capital Health System-Fuld Campus
    Complete in 2005

    Undergraduate Schools

    Pennsylvania State University
    Graduated in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Santhanam & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Santhanam's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Santhanam has admitting privileges:

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    • Capital Health Regional Medical Center

    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Santhanam

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Santhanam to family and friends

    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Santhanam's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 14 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Santhanam
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Santhanam accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Emblem Health
    • GEHA
    • HealthFirst
    • HealthSmart
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MagnaCare
    • Medicaid
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    Office Locations

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    Family Care Physicians
    445 White Horse Ave Suite 100
    Hamilton, NJ 08610
    (609) 581-9099 (Office)
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    Children's Preferred Care
    1960 US Highway 1
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
    (609) 392-9918 (Office)
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