Dr. Beth-Ann Shanker, MD

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Dr. Beth-Ann Shanker, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Ypsilanti, MI. She is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, winner of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Beth-Ann Shanker, MD

IHA Colon & Rectal Surgery

5325 Elliott Dr Ste 104 Ypsilanti, MI 48197 ()
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A personal thank you to Dr. Shanker for her expertise and experience in her specialty in colon surgery. Thank you for comforting my family in preparation for my brothers surgery. Thank you for diligently taking your time during surgery that took nearly more than 7 hours. I am sure new cases come your way every day that you carefully review to build a plan that is customized in the best interest of the patients wellbeing. You will forever be respected for your hard work and hope many blessing come your way for you and your family.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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  • Explained conditions well
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Tara Dari – Jan 31, 2020
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Dr. Shanker is an excellent surgeon and cares and takes time with her patients. She answers all your questions and is very knowledgeable. Her office staff is very friendly. Whenever I had any questions or concerns, they always made sure I was taken care of. I would highly recommend Dr. Shanker, she is amazing!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mrs. Perez – Jan 17, 2020
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Excellent surgeon. Dr. Shankar has a wonderful bedside manner, and cares about her patients. I would highly recommend her to anyone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lisa in BRIGHTON – Dec 12, 2017
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Dr. Shanker is a very knowledgeable surgeon that is genuinely concerned with her patients health and well-being. She is very pleasant and personable with a great bedside manner and was willing to spend adequate time with me to answer all of my questions. I am very pleased with the treatment I received from Dr. Shanker and I would highly recommend her.
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
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Scott in howell, mi – Dec 08, 2017
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I couldn't have found a better surgeon! I'm so pleased with her attentiveness & charming bedside manner...and she's funny, too! Knows her stuff!!!
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
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Biography

Dr. Beth-Ann Shanker, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Ypsilanti, MI. She is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, winner of the Gastrointestinal...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER / CANCER CENTER
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Beth-Ann Shanker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shanker frequently treats Intestinal Abscess, Colectomy, and Intestinal Obstruction. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shanker treats.

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Dr. Shanker's office is located at 5325 Elliott Dr Ste 104, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Shanker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Intestinal Abscess
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanker treats Intestinal Abscess more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Shanker treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Colectomy
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanker performs Colectomy more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Shanker performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanker treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Shanker treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Shanker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Megacolon
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Repair of Rectocele With Robotic Assistance
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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