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Dr. Mukesh Shah, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 68

  6 Reviews
Dr. Shah

Whittier Pulmonary Critical Cr

12462 Putnam St Ste 208 Whittier, CA 90602

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Dr. Mukesh Shah, MD is a pulmonologist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Topiwala Natl Med Coll, Bombay in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.


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Dr. Shah accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shah's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Shortness of Breath more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Bronchiolitis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Bronchiolitis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Sleep Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shah treats Sleep Disorders more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Shah treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. Shah's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shah

3.7

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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We feel like our daughter is his only patient. Like she has priority in his life. A doctor with a kind heart.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Mukesh Shah, MD is a pulmonologist in Whittier, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Topiwala Natl Med Coll, Bombay in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease and sleep medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1985
Ucla-Svp
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Wayne State University
Residency Hospital
1978
Wayne State University
Internship Hospital
1977
Topiwala Natl Med Coll, Bombay
Medical School
1985
1980
1978
1977

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)