Dr. Shaista Faruqui, MD

Dr. Shaista Faruqui, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Shaista Faruqui, MD is an oncology specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. She graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences and specializes in oncology, hematology, and more.

5320 Dijon Dr

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Faruqui does not have any board certifications listed.

96  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Holy Name Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Francis Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Pa Health Sys Presby M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Panjabi

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Dr. Faruqui's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Faruqui to family and friends
31 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 1

Dr. Faruqui's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would not ever recommend Dr. Faruqui to family or friends. I wouldn't even recommend her to enemies. She is the absolute worst doctor I've ever encountered. I am an oncology RN with 20 years of experience, and I can tell you from a medical standpoint, Faruqui does not follow, and isn't...more
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Horrible person with a very negative attitude. 3-4 hour wait for a two-minute consult. Tells patient they're going to die without her. Depends on referrals from her husband. Berates caregivers and resents any questions. Just milks the insurance. Run, run, run and don't look back. Hospital nurses...more
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