Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD

Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD

PediatricsFemaleAge 59

Accepting new patients

Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Poway, CA. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shanmugam to book an appointment.

Locations

Arch Health Medical Group

New Patient?
(442) 274-0568
Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion15611 Pomerado Rd Poway, CA 92064
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Biography

"Dr. Shanmugam received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, graduating with honors. She completed her residency at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. After working in..."

- Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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3.5

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Experience
Background

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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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Check if Dr. Shanmugam treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Shanmugam's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Asthma in Children
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Infection
  • Circumcision
  • Common Cold
  • Cough
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Ear Ache
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fever
  • Gastritis
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infections
  • Injuries
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Limb Pain
  • Liver Function Test
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Shanmugam accepts

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(442) 274-0568

Dr. Shanmugam accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shanmugam received her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, graduating with honors. She completed her residency at Children's...Read more

Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Medicine

Education

1996
Chldrn's Mercy Hosp
Residency Hospital
1994
Chldrn's Mercy Hosp
Internship Hospital

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (442) 274-0568, and for other questions, call (858) 675-3170.

Does Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Shanmugam has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Shanmugam's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shanmugam frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration , and Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shanmugam treats.

Where is Dr. Cheryl Shanmugam, MD's office located?

Dr. Shanmugam's office is located at 15611 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA 92064. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shanmugam is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

Escondido, CA

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)