Dr. Shah A. Chowdhury, MD

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Pediatrics | Male

2490 Central Ave, Lake Station, IN 46405 Get Directions
(219) 765-8112

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Care Philosophy

Primary care pediatrics- well child exam, school/sport physical. Take care of sick patients in office and at hospitals. Educate patients and parents about healthy practices to avoid getting sick, discuss growth and development of younger children. Age: from Birth up to 21 year.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chowdhury to family and friends
2.7
based on 12 total surveys (1 with a review)
Key Survey Insights
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Chowdhury
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chowdhury's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (12)
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Dr. Shah A. Chowdhury, MD says

Thank you for your feedback. It will definitely help us to improve our service. Don't forget to ask questions and express your concerns. This will help you to educate yourself and be more confident in taking care of your child.

in Lake Station, IN |
Extremely unprofessional! I felt my money was wasted. Very aggressive and rude.
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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Chowdhury's Board Certifications

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  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Infections
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Migraine
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Indiana.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Chittagong Medical College

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Chittagong Med College Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University

    Completed in 1997

  • Other Education
    Institute Of Post-Graduate Medicine & Research

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • A Common Practice of Traditional Medication with Oil and/or Ghee, as Folk Medicine in the children of Southern Saudi Arabia (Original Article)., 3/1992
    • Cordylobia Anthropaphaga causing Cutaneous Myiasis in a child., July,1991.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Persian

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Chowdhury's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Chowdhury

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Chowdhury's Care Philosophy

Primary care pediatrics- well child exam, school/sport physical. Take care of sick patients in office and at hospitals. Educate patients and parents about healthy practices to avoid getting sick, discuss growth and development of younger children. Age: from Birth up to 21 year.

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Dr. Chowdhury says...

Thank you for your feedback. It will definitely help us to improve our service. Don't forget to ask questions and express your concerns. This will help you to educate yourself and be more confident in taking care of your child.