Dr. Tallapragada Shankar, MD

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Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism • Male • Age 65

1365 Rock Quarry Rd Ste 201
Stockbridge, GA 30281
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Dr. Shankar:

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Dr. Shankar's Experience

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Dr. Shankar's Specialties

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Southern Regional Medical Center
11 Upper Riverdale Road South West
Riverdale, GA 30274

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shankar

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Metro Endocrinology & Diabetes
Metro Endocrinology & Diabetes
1365 Rock Quarry Rd Ste 201
Stockbridge, GA 30281
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    Dr. Shankar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

    Board Certifications

    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Bone Density Scan
    • Thyroid - Fine Needle Aspiration
    • Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    2
    • Conn's Syndrome
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Coma
    • Diabetes Ketones
    • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hormone Imbalance
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Hypertension
    • Hypocortisolism
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Male Hypogonadism
    • Menopause
    • Metabolic Syndrome X
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pancreatic Disease
    • Pancreatobiliary Disease
    • Perimenopause
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
    • Post-Menopausal Problems
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Shankar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Madras India
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    St Clares Hospital
    Complete in 1977

    Residency Hospital

    St Clares Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tenn Center Health Scis
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shankar & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Shankar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Southern Regional Medical Center where Dr. Shankar has admitting privileges:

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    • Southern Regional Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shankar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankar to family and friends

    26 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Shankar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 26 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shankar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Shankar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • National Elevator
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Metro Endocrinology & Diabetes
    1365 Rock Quarry Rd Ste 201
    Stockbridge, GA 30281
    (678) 289-5054 (Office)
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