Dr. Heather Shenkman, MD

Dr. Heather Shenkman, MD

Cardiology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Heather Shenkman, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Burbank, CA. She is 42 years old. Dr. Shenkman is affiliated with Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center.

191 S Buena Vista St Ste 400

Burbank, CA 91505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Palpitations
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more than 55% of peers
Heart Murmur
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more than 37% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 25% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
8

Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shenkman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shenkman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shenkman to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Shenkman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Glendale, CA |
Dr. Heather Shenkman did a great job by placing a stent in my heart hence she saved my life. She has a very friendly approach, she always listened to my questions, issues and concerns and answered in detail with patience . Her office staff members also were/are very friendly and helpful. Varouj Mirzaians, Glendale, California
in Sherman Oaks |
Dr Shenkman has an amazing, personal manner and is very understandable. Not typical in with many doctors. My father is 85 years old and can require a certain amount of patience to cover some deep material and she does very it very well. We highly recommend her!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shenkman accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Basic HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
  • 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
  • Blue Shield of California
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shenkman has admitting privileges

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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