Dr. Uday Shankar, MD

Dr. Uday Shankar, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Uday Shankar, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Hazard, KY. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

200 Medical Center Dr Ste 3N

Hazard, KY 41701

Contact Information

(606) 439-3952

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Esophageal Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nausea
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
3

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
85

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Bowring Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • UMDNJ Nj Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University New Mexico
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Agaf,Fellowiship In American Gastroenterology Association
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Facg,Fellowship In American College Of Gastroenterology
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • Fasge,Fellowoship In American Society Of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Member Of North American Society Of Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Other Education | Completed 2010
  • National Speaker For Myriad Genetic Lab
    Other Education | Completed 2013
  • Voluntary Faculty At Univeristy Of Ky and Louiseville
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Indian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankar to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Shankar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shankar accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Passport Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shankar has admitting privileges

Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center
100 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY 41701
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