Dr. Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD

Dr. Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rimma Shaposhnikov, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Westlake Village, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in gastroenterology.

1250 La Venta Dr Ste 211

Westlake Village, CA 91361

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas


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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers

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  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Los Angeles County - USC Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaposhnikov has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaposhnikov's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaposhnikov to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Shaposhnikov's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had a routine colonoscopy performed which was normal, however, I called to follow up with questions and have never heard back from the office after multiple messages and emails. The communication is virtually non existent. The communication before the procedure was no better as I never received...more
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Dr. Shaposhnikov is pleasant beyond what you can imagine. What I had been trying to get fixed since 2011, she remedied in 20 minutes. REALLY! She is very knowledgeable and I would HIGHLY recommend her. Side note: Don’t even think about having even a tiny bit of a hash brown before a colonoscopy....more
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If you need a prescription for the latest and greatest PPI medication Dr Shaposhnikov is your best choice. In case your looking for a diagnosis, and a real treatment look somewhere else.
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She prescribed a medication for a problem I did not have, a medication that injured my rectum, resulting in proctitis. (a highly unpleasant condition for which there is no cure) She admitted as much to my other doctor, but insisted that "she'd never heard" of my result, so this obviously was not...more
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I saw Dr Shaposhnikov for a routine colonoscopy. Over the years, working in the medical profession and being a patient myself, I have had the opportunity to observe many physicians. Dr Shaposhnikov does not see a GI tract walking into her office but instead sees the entire patient. Because she...more
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