Dr. Shanthi Thangam, MD

Dr. Shanthi Thangam, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Shanthi Thangam, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychiatry.

419 N Jackson Ave

Odessa, TX 79761

Contact Information

(432) 337-9000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Bipolar Disorder
high
more than 86% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
high
more than 86% of peers
Major Depressive Disorder
normal
more than 66% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

9  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Govt Hdqtrs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • SUNY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Northshore University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • SUNY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Thangam has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Thangam's Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Thangam to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Thangam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    FAIR
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

She does NOT listen to parent concerns and even when her patient is old enough to speak for themselves, she asks the parent the questions and doesn’t even acknowledge the child/adolescent she is SUPPOSE to be treating!!!!
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Don’t even bother coming here. The wait is at least two hours EVERY. TIME. It doesn’t even matter if you are her first appointment in the morning - she gets there late anyway, and youll still have to wait longer than an hour. Plus, the waiting room is uncomfortable and often dirty. The doctor...more
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I moved to the area a couple years ago and searched high and low for a great doctor and I found I think with Dr.Thangam she's very attentive, she work so our times to meet with me around My kids hectic schedules sometimes on sat or sun. The office staff is super friendly and very helpful! I...more
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HOW can it be OK to make mental patients (or any paying patient) wait for over 2 hours EVERY TIME they come!!!
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When I left her office I had no clue as to what she wanted me to do. She wanted me to go for several kinds of testing but I left her office with only one referral. I asked her office staff and they would not go ask her. I will not be returning to her office. I'm all for the testing but I am not...more
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