Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD

Family MedicineFemaleAge 55

Family Medicine

Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Newtown, CT and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from UMDNJ-ROBT W JOHNSON MED SCH in 1994. She is affiliated with Danbury Hospital. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD

Western Connecticut Medical Group

170 Mount Pleasant Rd Newtown, CT 06470
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

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?My Philosophy is good health is only natural.

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  • Family Medicine


University Of Az College Of Med
Residency Hospital
Medical School
University of Medicine And Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
Cornell U
Undergraduate School
Rutgers University
Undergraduate School

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What conditions does Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD treat?

Dr. Shanahan frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Upper Respiratory Infection, Adhesive Capsulitis, and Allergic Rhinitis. See more on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Shanahan's office is located at 170 Mount Pleasant Rd, Newtown, CT 06470. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD is affiliated with Danbury Hospital.

How much experience does Dr. Catherine Shanahan, MD have?

Dr. Shanahan has over 28 years of healthcare experience.

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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. Shanahan's conditions and procedures:

  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cold Sore
  • Colitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diarrhea
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Goiter
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV Screening
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Infertility
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Mammography
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Disorders
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Migraine
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mood Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overweight
  • Patch Testing
  • Perimenopause
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyuria
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Water Deprivation Test
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

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(203) 426-1818

Dr. Shanahan accepts the following insurance:

Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Emblem Health
First Health
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Health Net
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Mutual of Omaha
Premera Blue Cross
United Healthcare


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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shanahan is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT

71% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Gastrointestinal Surgery™ (2023)

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