Dr. Bashar Shala, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 54

Dr. Bashar Shala, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Memphis, TN and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Methodist University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shala to book an appointment.

Dr. Shala

Memphis Cardiovascular Center

6799 Great Oaks Rd Ste 100 Memphis, TN 38138
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shala's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasound
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Cardiac Angiography
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Stenting
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Cardiac Imaging
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Peripheral Angiograms
  • Peripheral Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Stenting
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal

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(901) 751-0405

Dr. Shala accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Advantage
Advantage 6350
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Basic HMO
Open Access Aetna Select
Open Access Atlanta and Athens Areas HMO-High
Open Access Elect Choice
Open Access Memphis, Tennessee Area HMO-High
Assurant Health
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Blue Access
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
Blue Card
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Care Network
Blue Care Network Advantage
Blue Care Security PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue HMO
Blue Lincs HMO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement HMO
Blue Plan 65 Medicare Supplement PPO
Blue Preferred
Blue Preferred PPO
Blue Select
Blue Solutions HMO
Blue Traditional
Blue Traditional HMO
Blue Traditional POS
Blue Traditional PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare Plus Blue PPO
Medicare Preferred
Medicare Select HMO
Network C
Network P
Network S
Preferred Care Blue
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Preferred Plan PPO
Preferred Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna-Equicor
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Network Open Access
Network POS
Nova Healthcare
Open Access HMO
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Open Access POS
Select Network HMO
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Shared Administration
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
Advantage Plus
Cancer Care
Care Plus
Choice
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care POS
Choice POS POS
Choice PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Consumer Option Nationwide HDHP
Standard Nationwide Standard
Value Plan Nationwide Basic
Medicare
Blue Choice 65
Blue Choice 65 Select
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare of California PPO
MultiPlan
IHP Discount Card
Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan Admar PPO
MultiPlan Formost PPO
MultiPlan PPO
MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
PHCS Network
PHCS Network EPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS Open Access PPO
RAN/AMN
ValuePoint
Worker's Compensation WC
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
TRICARE Prime Overseas
TRICARE Prime Remote
TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas
TRICARE Reserve Select
Tricare South
TRICARE Young Adult - Standard Option
Value Options
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
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CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
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Choice EPO
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Choice Plus EPO
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Choice Plus PPO
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Core PPO
Golden Rule HMO
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Health Select
Medicare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO

Dr. Shala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shala

4.8

Based on 61 ratings

5 Stars
91.80327868852459%
(56)
4 Stars
1.639344262295082%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
3.278688524590164%
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He is a great doctor! He’s saved my life! He truly cares about his patients and always follows up.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Amy Davidson – Sep 18, 2021
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Over two hour waiting time. Left no made another appointment. Over one hour wait the second time and Dr Shala had not looked over my chart and tests and seemed a bit confused. Third follow up visit over an hour wait and never saw Dr Shala only his PA. It was a waste my valuable time and ended up seeing another specialist.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Dr. Shala is the best no doubt about that but the staff is not working as expected I didn't get the results even after ten days so I called them to get my results in the portal, after my call to them, they uploaded into the portal. not so happy with the service I had.
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Rami Reddy Ande – Oct 14, 2020
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Dr Shala is the best!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 21, 2020
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Dr Shala and staff were very professional, competent and friendly. Highly recommend.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mar 21, 2020
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He saved my Huss life twice now.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
4 people found this helpful
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Wendy Ray in Blytheville , AR – Jan 24, 2019
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There isn’t a more caring and personal heart dr out there. Thank you Dr Shala for taking your time with your patient even though you have a waiting room full, it means a lot to have your trust in a dr.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
8 people found this helpful
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Olive Branch, MS – Oct 18, 2018
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Everything is excellent except for the long wait. I spent over an hour just in the waiting room.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
5 people found this helpful
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Ronnie Booze in Memphis, TN – Aug 01, 2018
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Mary, his Admin Asst., never returns telephone calls and they are very slow in filling out paperwork despite, the fee that you pay. You have to stay on them. Also, Dr. Shala told my husband one thing during a visit and when asked about it one the next visit, he denied that he told him that. As they say, it's all about having a good show!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
5 people found this helpful
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Lonsurvivor in Memphis, TN – Aug 20, 2016
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Very caring MD who listens to your complaints and concerns. Excellent care!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Susan Daniel in Eads, TN – Jul 26, 2016
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He is so passionate about his patient. He is also very knowledgeable and will describe all medical issues using diagrams or any other teaching device. He has a great nurse and staff. He is the best and I would highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
3 people found this helpful
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Cassandra in Cordova, TN – Jun 14, 2016
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Considerate and takes time to talk to you and detail any procedures.
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Michael in Collierville, TN – Mar 18, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Memphis Cardiovascular Center and Dr. Shala are proud to offer a wide spectrum of Cardiac services including: Clinical Consultation, Nuclear Cardiology,...Read more

Biography

Dr. Shala has received numerous awards and honors, including multiple Physician Recognition awards from the American Medical Association and the James...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Obesity Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology
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Education

2000
University of Tennessee Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of Tennessee
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Tennessee
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Tennessee
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
University of Aleppo / Faculty of Medicine
Undergraduate School
University Of Tennessee
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Awards

  • • Southern Society of Medical Research Trainee Award, 1999
  • Physician’ Recognition Award; American Medical Association, 1998
  • Physician’ Recognition Award; American Medical Association, 2001

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Dr. Shala frequently treats Abnormal Heart Beat, Accelerated Hypertension, and Angina. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shala treats.

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Dr. Shala's office is located at 6799 Great Oaks Rd Ste 100, Memphis, TN 38138. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Memphis Cardiovascular Center

Memphis Cardiovascular Center6799 Great Oaks Rd Ste 100 Memphis, TN 38138
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Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis

Memphis, TN

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

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Methodist University Hospital

Memphis, TN

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average