Dr. Shankha Biswas, MD

Dr. Shankha Biswas, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o
(8)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shankha Biswas, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.Read his story

Synergy CT Surgery

4000 14th St Ste 412

Riverside, CA 92501
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Biswas performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Empyema
very high
more than 94% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Biswas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Biswas "Cardiac and thoracic surger"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Biswas "Treating patients like family"
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Myxoma
  • Atrial Myxoma, Familial
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect

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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.

Education

  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Duke Univerity Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Duke Univerity Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Duke Univerity Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Biswas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Biswas does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Biswas and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Riverside Community Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Biswas is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Biswas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Biswas to family and friends
5.0
based on 8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Biswas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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