Dr. Veena Shankar, MD

Dr. Veena Shankar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Dr. Veena Shankar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Framingham, MA. She graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and specializes in cardiology.

571 Union Ave

Framingham, MA 01702

Contact Information

(508) 665-4547

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shankar performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Heart Murmur
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Chest Pain
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Shankar's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • St Johns Med College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Connecticut Health Center School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Conn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Case Western Reserve University Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shankar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shankar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shankar to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Shankar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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