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Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 56

  
Dr. Shakamuri

Colon Rectal Surgery Associates

4745 Ogletown-Stockton Rd Newark, DE 19713
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Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Osmania Med Coll in 1988 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Shakamuri accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
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

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Dr. Shakamuri's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakamuri performs Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shakamuri performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

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
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shakamuri performs Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 97% of his peers

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

Dr. Shakamuri's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Shakamuri's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shakamuri

3.9

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
70.58823529411765%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(4)

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Knowledge and bedside manor a challenge to master. Dr Shakamuri is a gifted surgeon!
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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.
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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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I have never meant such a unprofessional and non caring human being. Would not recommend him.
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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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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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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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shanthi Shakamuri, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Osmania Med Coll in 1988 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.

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

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)