Dr. Shankar Santhanam, MD

Dr. Shankar Santhanam, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Shankar Santhanam, MD is a family medicine specialist in Lawrenceville, NJ and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from ST. Georges University School of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in family medicine and internal medicine.

1950 US Highway 1

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Contact Information

(609) 392-6366

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Dr. Santhanam's Experience

Dr. Santhanam's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

229  Conditions Treated


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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adult Immunization
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gardasil® Vaccine
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • ST. Georges University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Capital Health System-Fuld Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Capital Health System-Fuld Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Santhanam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Santhanam's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Santhanam'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)

The BEST doctor around. Very knowledgeable and caring
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He was great! The staff was nice, and I wasn't in there long. He was very efficient, friendly, and thorough. It was my first visit, and I'm gonna keep him as my primary.
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