Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Murali Shankar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 27 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

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shankar "Since 1991, we specialize in Hepatitis B and C, inflammatory Bowel Disease and full Spectrum of GI care."

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Creole
  • German
  • Indian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Murali Shankar, MD
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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Muriel Owens in fort lauderdale ,fl – Jan 16, 2018
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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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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Jul 26, 2017
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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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KareemMitchell in Ft lauderdale FL – May 18, 2017
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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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Pompano Beach, FL – Mar 09, 2016
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