Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD

Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute in 1982 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

4125 Sorrento Valley Blvd Ste A

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 794-9192

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shikhman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikhman treats Fibromyalgia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shikhman treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikhman treats Gout more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shikhman treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Chondrocalcinosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shikhman treats Chondrocalcinosis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shikhman treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shikhman's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Acupuncture
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antibiotic Infusion
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Biological Therapy
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chemotherapy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diet Counseling
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Cortisone Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Exercise Counseling
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Injection of Tendon
Intervertebral Disc Disease
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Physical Therapy
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sarcoidosis
Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Injections
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our approach to patients care is based on state of the art diagnosis in combination with the best of Western and Eastern therapies

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    Scripps Green Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    Oklahoma University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Oklahoma University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1995
  • 1982
    Second Moscow Ni Pirogov State Medical Institute
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shikhman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shikhman

4.0

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(28)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
(1)
2 Stars
2.6315789473684212%
(1)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(8)

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Dr. Shikhman is a genius. He shows so much compassion and interest in his patients and will find a reason for an illness. I suffered with many physical problems until Dr. Shikhman found I was highly gluten intolerant. Now he is searching for what is causing my stomach lining infection and I...Read More
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After initial $600 appt w/ PA, my follow-up was w/ Shikhman. He walked into the room preoccupied w/ other matters. He stood against the door, quickly ran through lab results, told me to avoid certain foods, take $150+/mon probiotic for 6 months, & then return for retesting & treatment. I've been...Read More
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One star is too much for him. Please read my complete rating on google at the google rating. I don't think you should trust your health to a mean Dr. like him.
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Dr. Shikhman is very thorough and truly cares about his patients well being.
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Dr. Shikhman has been like sunshine on a rainy day for my whole family. He has diagnosed us and has discovered our health issues that we have been battling for years. The staff is so sweet and caring and always welcome me with warm smiles and take a great interest in my progression and how I'm...Read More
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Blue Card PPO
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Basic PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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