Dr. Suma Shankar, MD

GeneticsFemaleAge 56

Genetics

Dr. Suma Shankar, MD is a Geneticist in Sacramento, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Bangalore University / Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Science in 2005. She is affiliated with UC Davis Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Suma Shankar, MD

UC Davis Mind Institute Clinics

2825 50th St Sacramento, CA 95817
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Dr. Shankar's conditions and procedures:

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Down Syndrome
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hemophilia
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening

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Dr. Shankar accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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Biography

Dr. Suma Shankar, MD is a Geneticist in Sacramento, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Bangalore University...Read more

Specialties

  • Genetics

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Bangalore University / Kempegowda Institute Of Medical Science
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Suma Shankar, MD accept new patients?

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What conditions does Dr. Suma Shankar, MD treat?

Dr. Shankar frequently treats the following conditions: Down Syndrome and Hemophilia. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Suma Shankar, MD's office address?

Dr. Shankar's office is located at 2825 50th St, Sacramento, CA 95817. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Suma Shankar, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Suma Shankar, MD is affiliated with UC Davis Medical Center.

Is Dr. Suma Shankar, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Suma Shankar, MD holds board certifications in Clinical Genetics.

How much experience does Dr. Suma Shankar, MD have?

Dr. Shankar has over 17 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

UC Davis Mind Institute Clinics

University of California Medical Group2825 50th St Sacramento, CA 95817
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Affiliated Hospitals

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UC Davis Medical Center

Sacramento, CA

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

27 Awards Received

Award Highlight: State Ranking Award - Pulmonary Care™ (2023)