Dr. Prem Shekar, MD

Dr. Prem Shekar, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 52
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Dr. Prem Shekar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boston, MA. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and specializes in cardiac surgery.

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Shekar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shekar performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shekar performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shekar performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shekar performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Hypotension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shekar treats Hypotension more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Chronic Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Orthostatic Hypotension

Dr. Shekar's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lung Surgery
Marfan Syndrome
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Prem Shekar, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boston, MA. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Education

  • Royal College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Jipmer
    Residency Hospital
  • Bagalore University
    Residency Hospital
  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School

Dr. Shekar's Reviews

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5.0

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Shekar's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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I cannot say enough about Dr. Shekar and his staff and BWH. My husband had an aortic valve replacement and the care that he received, not only by the nurses/doctors in the ICU and his recovery room, was OUTSTANDING. After his release from BWH by husband had some questions and we left a message...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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