Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD

Dr. Alexander Shikhman, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
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
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas


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Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shikhman "Our approach to patients care is based on state of the art diagnosis in combination with the best of Western and Eastern therapies"


  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shikhman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shikhman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shikhman to family and friends
based on 35 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Shikhman's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...more
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Dr. Alexander Shikhman is gifted with vision of comprehensive evaluation. If your condition falls under his specialty of care, he WILL save you! He will spend time listening to you! He is the only medial doctor I have met (and I have met many!!!) who has the genius and motivation to help you feel...more
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I love this Dr. He's definitely an expert in his field. He discovered my Sjogren's was potentially caused by dormant infections and could be reversed. He found the gene mutation that makes me more susceptible to Celiac and told me to go gluten free, which has helped so much. I never knew how much...more
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Consultation $600.00 that you have to pay on top of your co pay before you see him. Follow up appointment $155.00 Laboratory, thousands of dollars for tests I really doubt I needed them. He is not friendly, or empathetic. He doesn't invest much time with you. Worst experience ever with a doctor!!!
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