Dr. Joseph Shanahan, MD

Dr. Joseph Shanahan, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Joseph Shanahan, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1997 and specializes in rheumatology.

10208 Cerny St Ste 301

Raleigh, NC 27617

Contact Information

(919) 405-2040

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shanahan'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

2  Board Certifications

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

65  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Duke U Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke U Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shanahan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shanahan's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanahan to family and friends
47 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (4)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Shanahan'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Was dismissed from the practice after 5 years of being a patient due to owing $30.00. The kicker is that I called the office more than once to attempt to pay the bill, but they charged an expired credit card instead of the updated one that I gave them.
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I saw 6 Rheumatologists before mtg DR. S! I saw one in 2001 who gave 5 years to live, said those were the cards I'd been dealt. I saw one in 2007 who was overwhelmed by my case & sent me to Dr. S where life changed for the better. Whatever adversity you face ILD, Scleroderma, Lupus, RA, You...more
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I love being seen under Dr Shanahan. Right now I pay out of pocket to see him because I don't want to change doctors. I don't have the money really to do this but his office works with me to help cut down cost on his visits. (For example- what blood work needs to be done before his visits).
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I saw Dr. Shanahan for several years and felt great under his care. He is very smart and rigorous. I had some issues communicating with him through his staff, but this is fairly common. People drive several hours to see Dr. Shanahan, an he is worth it.
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I have been with Dr. Shanahan since he opened his practice, and he is at the top of my favorite doctors list. He is compassionate and caring, and never rushes through an appointment, taking whatever time I need to discuss any issues or questions. He takes a partnership approach, engaging me in...more
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