Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD

Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pottstown, PA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Madras Med Coll in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.

13 Armand Hammer Blvd Ste 100

Pottstown, PA 19464

Contact Information

(610) 323-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Universal American

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Dr. Shanmugam's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanmugam treats Osteoporosis more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Shanmugam treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanmugam treats Arthritis more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Shanmugam treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shanmugam treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Shanmugam treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Pottstown, PA and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Madras Med Coll in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2005
    Abington Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2005
  • 2000
    Madras Med Coll
    Medical School
    2000

Languages

  • Hindi
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shanmugam's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shanmugam

2.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
31.25%
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4 Stars
18.75%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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She did not do a physical chech nor adk any questions. She basically said ok, we'll continue with the current treatment. I was prescribed 2 meds by a previous rheumatologist, who was excellent but just to far to drive.
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By far one of the best doctors that I have encountered. I had trouble initially getting into a rheumatologist due to the fact that the PCP that I had at the time refused to order the tests they wanted. I ended up as a pawn in the middle of two spatting doctors. I ended up waiting several years...Read More
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I have referred friends to Dr. Shanmugam, and friends of friends. She is thorough, patient, kind and understands the suffering I endure. She researches ways to help manage my illness. I feel confident that she is doing as much as she can to help me on the daily.
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I feel Dr. Shammugan took a good amount of time with me to explain how Forteo works and how to inject myself. I felt I did have to wait a bit to see her. Her administrative staff seems overwhelmed to me with things to do, so she doesn't seem as patient to me: gets a bit grumpy. I find my phone...Read More
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Coventry Health Care
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