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Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Acharya

Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Kasturba Med Coll-Mysore U in 1976 and specializes in geriatric medicine.


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(714) 771-2800

Dr. Acharya accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Acharya's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya performs Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Acharya performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Breast Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Breast Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dizziness
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Acharya treats Dizziness more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Acharya treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Acharya's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Confusion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Kasturba Med Coll-Mysore U in 1976 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Stamford Hosp
Internship Hospital
1976
Kasturba Med Coll-Mysore U
Medical School
1981
1978
1976

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

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4.5

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