Dr. Shah A. Chowdhury, MD

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Dr. Shah A. Chowdhury, MD

Pediatrics | Male

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

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Primary care pediatrics- well child exam, school/sport physical. Take care of sick patients in office and at hospitals. Educate patients...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Pediatrics

      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.

      • 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

      • 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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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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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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      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.