Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD

Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Universal American

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more than 97% of peers
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more than 94% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

60  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

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Dr. Shanmugam's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shanmugam to family and friends
16 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Shanmugam's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...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...more
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