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Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Female · Age 75

Dr. Nilakantan

Talbert Medical Group

2925 Palo Verde Ave Long Beach, CA 90815

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Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College, University Of Delhi in 1966 and specializes in geriatric medicine, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.


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Biography

Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College, University Of Delhi in 1966 and specializes in geriatric medicine, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1973
Nassau County Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1971
Nassau County Med Center
Residency Hospital
1969
Muhlenberg Hospital
Internship Hospital
1966
Lady Hardinge Medical College, University Of Delhi
Medical School
1973
1971
1969
1966

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(562) 429-2473

Dr. Nilakantan accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Nilakantan's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Dr. Nilakantan treats Obesity more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Nilakantan treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

Vitamin D Deficiency
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Dr. Nilakantan treats Vitamin D Deficiency more than 64% of her peers

Dr. Nilakantan treats this condition more than 64% of her peers

Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Nilakantan treats Breast Diseases more than 53% of her peers

Dr. Nilakantan treats this condition more than 53% of her peers

Dr. Nilakantan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency