Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD

Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD

Bariatric MedicineFemaleAge 42

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

New Patient

(860) 264-6631

Current Patient

Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD is a Bariatric Medicine Specialist in Farmington, CT. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain General Campus and Hartford Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Umashanker to book an appointment.

Locations

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

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(860) 264-6631
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group399 Farmington Ave Ste 200 Farmington, CT 06032
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

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(860) 264-6631
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group330 Western Blvd Fl 2 Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group10 Jolley Dr Ste 102 Bloomfield, CT 06002
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Umashanker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Umashanker

4.5

Based on 22 ratings

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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (19)
  • Explained conditions well (19)
  • Listened & answered questions (19)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
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She nailed my diagnosis on my first visit. But she was very pregnant so she had to turn me over to a colleague.
What went well
  • 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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Jun 11, 2020
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Both doctor and her office staff are very unprofessional and arrogant . Avoid going to this doctor , there are much better doctors in the area.
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none – Feb 28, 2019
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Dr. Umashanker is an excellent doctor. She is very knowledgeable. She also has a very good bed side manner. Dr. Umashanker thank you for helping me lose 26 pounds. She is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to lose weight!
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Rosalie in Cromwell – Feb 14, 2019
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Dr Umashanker and her team are life savers they have helped me with my weight loss journey and she has made it a pleasure and a time of excitement to visit a doctor for the first time in my life in stead of dreading the thought of going to a doctors office . she has made my 250 lbs weight loss such an easy and fun experience thank you so much to her and her wonderful team of angels :)
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robert in rocky hill, CT – Jan 12, 2019
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Dr Umashanker now works for Hartford Healthcare. Since last fall, she has provided superb care and weight management of my obesity condition. Through her careful and individualized care tailored to my unique medical complexities she has successfully enabled me to lose 20+ lbs and get my BMI under 30. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone carrying excessive weight who wants to improve their health and extend their lifespan!
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
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john.charles1 in West Hartford, CT – Jul 07, 2018
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Excelente doctora y ayuda a los pacientes
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
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Enid Echevarria in VERNON, CT – Jul 04, 2018
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She took the time to listen! outstanding!
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
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Angela Collins in CT – May 26, 2018
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Dr Umashanker is a superb doctor with an excellent rapport with the patient. She listens well and provides a thorough diagnosis and treatment plan. She is willing to try alternative meds and diet plans if what she has offered is not working. I feel very encouraged and supported by her compassionate and genuine approach!
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
2 people found this helpful
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John A Charles in West Hartford, CT – Apr 25, 2018
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Dr. Umashanker is an extraordinary Dr. she is very kind and caring. She listens to you, answers questions thoroughly, reviews your history and medications, and is very detailed in her explanations regarding your health. She provides a detailed plan to enable you to achieve results. I recommend her highly.
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
1 person found this helpful
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Catherine in Tolland, ct. – Apr 11, 2018
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Very friendly and professional.
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
2 people found this helpful
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Glastonbury, CT – Mar 20, 2018
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Great to hear! Thanks!
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Dr. Umashanker listens carefully. She is compassionate and will keep trying to help you until you come up with a solution together. She offers several suggestions after assessing and hearing your input.
What went well
  • 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
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
2 people found this helpful
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Melissa in CT – Mar 17, 2018
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Thanks, Melissa!
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She is knowledgeable and very smart
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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San Jose, CA – Jul 30, 2017
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Very rude dr. Won't answer questions. Does not explain. Never follows through. Constantly interrupts. AVOID !
What went well
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What could be improved
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New York, NY – Jan 25, 2017
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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Umashanker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Strep Throat
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Umashanker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access Blue New England Network-CT
Balanced Pathway Tiered-CT PPO
Balanced Pathway-CT HMO
Balanced Pathway-CT PPO
Blue New England Network-CT HMO
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
BlueCare Health Plan (with Expanded Network)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
BlueCare Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
BlueChoice New England Network-CT
Bronze Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Bronze Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Pathway X-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X for HSA-CT PPO
Bronze Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
Catastrophic Pathway X Enhanced-CT HMO
Century Preferred (Tiered)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Charter)-CT
Century Preferred Select (Tiered - Elm)-CT
Century Preferred Tiered (Select Network)-CT
Century Preferred-CT
Choice BlueCare-CT HMO
Choice Century Preferred Basic-CT PPO
City of New Haven - BlueCard-CT
City of New Haven - Century Preferred-CT
CT Children's Medical Center - Tiered-CT PPO
Day Kimball Tiered-CT PPO
Gold Pathway X Enhanced Tiered-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT HMO
Gold Pathway X-CT PPO
Gold Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway CT (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway CT Tiered (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Ind)-CT PPO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT HMO
Pathway X (Small Grp)-CT PPO
Pathway X Enhanced (Ind -)-CT HMO
Pathway X Enhanced Tiered (Ind)-CT HMO
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Platinum Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X Tiered-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT HMO
Silver Pathway X w/HSA-CT PPO
Silver Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Coinsurance Pathway X-CT PPO
Silver Standard Pathway X-CT PPO
State BlueCare (Local Network only)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network - Tiered)-CT
State BlueCare (with Expanded Network)-CT
State Preferred (Tiered)-CT
State Preferred-CT
USA-CT PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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MultiPlan
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD is a Bariatric Medicine Specialist in Farmington, CT. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as The Hospital of Central...Read more

Specialties

  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Weill Cornell Medical College
Fellowship Hospital
Yale University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD?

Call (860) 264-6631 to make an appointment as a new patient, or (833) 861-5433 for existing patients or other inquiries. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD offer telehealth services?

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

Is Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD accepting new patients?

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

Does Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Umashanker frequently treats Obesity, Overweight, and Sinus Tachycardia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Umashanker treats.

Where is Dr. Devika Umashanker, MD's office located?

Dr. Umashanker's office is located at 399 Farmington Ave Ste 200, Farmington, CT 06032. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

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

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The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain General Campus

New Britain, CT

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Hartford Hospital

Hartford, CT

72% Patient Experience Rating, 3% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Midstate Medical Center

Meriden, CT

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Milford Hospital

Milford, CT

1 Award Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)