Dr. Krishna Shanmugam, MD

Dr. Krishna Shanmugam, MD

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Dr. Krishna Shanmugam, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbia, MO. He graduated from Baylor College Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

1 Hospital Dr

Columbia, MO 65201

Contact Information

(573) 882-1506

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
normal
more than 72% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 49% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Shanmugam'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.

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

17  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baylor College Of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Missouri-Columbia School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shanmugam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shanmugam's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanmugam to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Shanmugam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I was very impressed with Dr. Shanmugam (also known as Dr. K). He took the time to take care of my mother when she was very sick. He also has diagnosed several people in my family with glaucoma and is an extremely gifted and talented eye surgeon. My mother has very complex eyes, and he performed...more
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I would recommend Dr. Shanmugam (aka Dr. K) to anyone with ophthalmology needs. He is compassionate, caring, respectful, and kind. He is knowledgable and has a great memory. He listens to every single one of your concerns. He never rushes you. Most importantly, he is a gifted surgeon and...more
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Dr. Shanmugam is the best glaucoma and cornea transplant surgeon in this town. His loving and compassionate character is one of a kind and something you do not see very often. He took very good care of me and my glaucoma and cornea needs. I am happy to call him my doctor. We are lucky to...more
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