Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 73
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Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD
Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Long Beach, CA. She is 73 years old and has been practicing for 51 years. Dr. Nilakantan is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

TALBERT MEDICAL GROUP

2925 Palo Verde Ave

Long Beach, CA 90815

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Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Accepted insurance

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

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Dr. Nilakantan's Experience

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Dr. Nilakantan's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Geriatric Medicine
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

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

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Retina Diseases
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nilakantan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nilakantan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nilakantan to family and friends
3.1
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Nilakantan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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Dr. Nilakantan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • LACare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Nilakantan has admitting privileges

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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