Dr. Ravi Shankar, MD

Radiation Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ravi Shankar, MD
Dr. Ravi Shankar, MD is a radiation oncology doctor who practices in Melbourne, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Shankar is affiliated with Holmes Regional Medical Center, Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge and Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne.

1430 Pine St

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 952-0898

Dr. Ravi Shankar, MD

Dr. Ravi Shankar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Madras Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Continuum Cancer Center, Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Epr Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Roland Nickens Award, Howard University Medical Center Resident/Faculty Scientific Research Forum, 2000
  • Henry Christian Award, American Federation for Medical Research (AFMR) for the year 1998, 1998
  • First Prize, Dissertation in Anatomy, in the first Medical year, Tamil Nadu State Anatomy Association, for the State of Nadu, India,
  • The Eastman Kodak Radiology Resident/Fellows Symposium Award, 2002
  • National Neurology/Neurosurgery Resident Forum Award, National Medical Association Convention and Scientific Assembly, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Honor Medical Society, Membership, 2002
  • Charles S. Ireland Award, Howard University Medical Center Resident/Faculty Scientific Research Forum, 2001
  • Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research and Education Foundation, Roentgen Resident Research Award, 2002
  • Clinical Fellows Scholars Award, National Institute of Health/National Medical Association (NIH/NMA), 2002
Media & Publications

Dr. Shankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankar to family and friends
4.7
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Shankar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Rockledge, FL |
My wife and I met with Dr Shankar preparing for radiation treatment for prostate cancer. He was detailed about everything and felt comfortable that I was in the best hands possible. I would highly recommend him.
in Melbourne, FL |
Very personable -- highly experienced. Provides thorough information.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shankar accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shankar has admitting privileges

Holmes Regional Medical Center
1350 Hickory St
Melbourne, FL 32901
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Wuesthoff Medical Center - Melbourne
250 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL 32935
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Wuesthoff Medical Center Rockledge
110 Longwood Ave
Rockledge, FL 32955
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