Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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61 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Murali Shankar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Dr Murali Shankar

8200 W Sunrise Blvd Ste D6

Plantation, FL 33322
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Shankar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Stomach Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Diverticulitis, Intestinal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Diverticulitis, Intestinal more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Gastroparesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shankar treats Gastroparesis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Shankar treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Shankar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jaundice
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

Since 1991, we specialize in Hepatitis B and C, inflammatory Bowel Disease and full Spectrum of GI care.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1991
Interfaith
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Interfaith Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Govt Rajaji Hospital
Internship Hospital
1979
Madurai Medical College
Medical School
1991
1988
1981
1979

Languages

  • Creole
  • German
  • Indian
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Shankar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shankar

3.1

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
45.45454545454545%
(10)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
45.45454545454545%
(10)

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Amazing, thinks outside the box. Extremely intelligent. Empathetic and effective
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Dr. Shankar has been my doctor for 20 years. .he is the best he cares about you and I trust him with my life .He has been there with me when I needed him. you can talk to him and he listens. His office .lost a lot lately but give the new crew time to grow. you are losing out on a great doctor if...Read More
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He is fantastic. He saved my life. Sometimes it is hard to get through to him, but to have a doctor that is as good as him is worth the problems with the office..
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worst experience i had with a medical professional in my entire life. I had a endoscopy with dr shankar over 6 months ago and he has not contacted me since. I do not even know the results of the endoscopy. I have been tryong to get an appt for the past 4 months and keep getting referred to an...Read More
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Dr. Shankar is very knowledgeable and really took his time with me during my appointments. I highly recommend Dr. Shankar.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Golden Rule
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Humana
MagnaCare
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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