Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 57

Dr. Shakamuri
Accepting new patients

Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 216 Newark, DE 19713

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(302) 737-5444

Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Newark, DE and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Osmania Med Coll medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shakamuri to book an appointment.

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Dr. Shakamuri's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakamuri performs Colectomy more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shakamuri performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakamuri treats Colorectal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shakamuri treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
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Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakamuri performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shakamuri performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shakamuri's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia

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Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Shakamuri's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shakamuri

3.9

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
(12)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(4)
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What went well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions (13)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (12)
  • Explained conditions well (12)
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (5)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (5)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
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Knowledge and bedside manor a challenge to master. Dr Shakamuri is a gifted surgeon!
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jan 02, 2020
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Dr. Shakamuri found my issue in a matter of minutes after suffering with this condition for 2.5 weeks. He addressed the issue immediately by scheduling surgery the next day. Outstanding surgeon whom is a very good listener and answers all your questions and concerns.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jul 17, 2019
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Would highly recommend Dr Shakamuri to all. Very personable and professional with a sense of humor that puts you at ease. Explains all procedures before hand so you know what will be happening.
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Darlene Gatchell (Alma) in MD – Dec 17, 2018
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I have never meant such a unprofessional and non caring human being. Would not recommend him.
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Dec 16, 2018
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Dr Shakamuri Is and always will be my super Hero He saved my life . he very compassionate and caring!
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New castle – Mar 12, 2018
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Grade 4 hemmorhoid, internal and external, Dr Shakamuri was awesome! Explained everything from the visits to the surgery, wonderful attitude, very friendly, excellent surgeon! Have already recommended to 2 other people I know for the same problem, would highly recommend again!!!
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What could be improved
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Kelly in Smyrna, DE – Mar 01, 2017
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It's been 10 years since I met him and he did my colon cancer surgery. He is such a great professional! Very thankful and happy to be his patient.
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Erika Vidal in Bear, DE – Jan 26, 2017
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Newark, DE and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Christiana Care Hlth Sys
Residency Hospital
1996
VA Commonwealth U/Med Coll VA Hosps
Residency Hospital
1994
Bronx Lebanon Hosp
Residency Hospital
1988
Osmania Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1988
Osmania Med Coll
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shakamuri frequently treats Colectomy, Colorectal Cancer, and Excision of Rectal Tumor. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shakamuri treats.

Where is Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD's office located?

Dr. Shakamuri's office is located at 4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 216, Newark, DE 19713. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD speak?

Dr. Shakamuri speaks Hindi and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

Colon Rectal Surgery Associates4745 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 216 Newark, DE 19713
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shakamuri is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

Newark, DE

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

26 Awards Received