Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD

Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

401 Phalen Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55130

Contact Information

(651) 254-7400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shammash performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 89% of peers
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Shammash's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Minn Hosps Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Minn Hosps Clins
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shammash has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shammash's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shammash to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shammash's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

One of the best doctors in MN. She listens and knows what she talking about. She only wants you to feel better. Remember each person's body responds differently to medications. She will help you find a medicine that works for you.
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I recently had a follow-up appoint with Dr. Shammash. I have seen many doctors with different specialties over the years but I there is no one who has been more caring to me than Dr. Shammash. Dr. Shammash is fully interested in helping me get better and manage my health so I feel better. I wish...more
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