Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Shanti Nilakantan, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. She graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College, University Of Delhi in 1966 and specializes in geriatric medicine, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.

2925 Palo Verde Ave

Long Beach, CA 90815

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Nilakantan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperparathyroidism
normal
more than 29% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 25% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
normal
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Nilakantan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

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

3  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*

28  Conditions Treated

1  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

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nilakantan to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

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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