Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD

Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 55
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ellen Shammash, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Saint Paul, MN. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

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
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
54

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • 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
2.9
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shammash's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Minneapolis, MN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shammash accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shammash has admitting privileges

Regions Hospital
640 Jackson St
Saint Paul, MN 55101
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