Dr. James Shanks, MD

Dr. James Shanks, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. James Shanks, MD is a hematology specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mn Med Sch in 2002 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

559 Capitol Blvd

Saint Paul, MN 55103

Contact Information

(651) 326-2150

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Shanks'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.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

96  Conditions Treated

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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

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

Education

  • Univ Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Providence Hospital and Med Centers
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shanks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shanks' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanks to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Shanks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Shanks was very comforting and professional with my father's condition. The clinic staff is also excellent.
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Met with Dr. Shanks at the hospital after family member was brought into ER. Dr. Shanks didn't appear to care about the life threatening situation family member was going through, didn't appear knowledgeable by the way he spoke, and he kept cutting us off while we were in the middle of asking...more
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He is a money hungry doctor that does nothing for cancer treatment. All he does is make money off people selling them chemotherapy, that doesn't work, to dying patients. He has no morals.
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