Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

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Gastroenterology  ·  
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61 y/o
(21)

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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

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
Anemia
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
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 Diseases
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophagitis
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 Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jaundice
Liver Biopsy
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach Diseases
Ulcer
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
    1991
  • 1988
    Interfaith Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1981
    Govt Rajaji Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Madurai Medical College
    Medical School
    1979

Languages

  • Creole
  • German
  • Indian
  • Spanish

Awards

Dr. Shankar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shankar

3.0

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
42.857142857142854%
(9)
4 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
47.61904761904762%
(10)

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  • 16 – 30 minutes
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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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