Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD

Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in 1974 and specializes in gastroenterology and pathology.

7737 Southwest Fwy Ste 840

Houston, TX 77074

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cholelithiasis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Duodenal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shivshanker'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.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pathology

2  Board Certifications

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

80  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Armed Forces Medical College, Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shivshanker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shivshanker's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shivshanker to family and friends
30 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shivshanker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Very poor experience. Waited 45 mins to see him for 15 minutes. He took TWO phone calls on his cell while in the examination room with me. Then prescribed pills that cost over $500/month with insurance, insisted payment in advance for a procedure scheduled 3 months later, and gave me a drug...more
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Dr. Shivshanker has deep knowledge of medicine, especially Gastoenterology. He gets to the bottom of things quickly. Due to his knowledge and experience he can diagnose problems faster. But his patients have to wait a long time to see him. He is hurried because he has too many patients and too...more
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He is a good doctor. But no really happy with some of the staff. My insurance is never verified when I go in and they always charge me more than they are suppose to.. And some times even bill old insurance that I have not had for 5 or more years ago. If they would improve on some of these things...more
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He is very good to tell all questions I am very satisfied with him
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Dr Shivshanker has provided excellent care not only for myself, but for multiple family members. He is one of the smartest doctors that I know! He is honest and trustworthy!!!
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