Dr. Winston Shih, MD

Dr. Winston Shih, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Winston Shih, MD is a nephrology specialist in Danbury, CT and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in nephrology.

111 Osborne St Ste 210

Danbury, CT 06810

Contact Information

(203) 739-7104

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Shih'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shih "Western Connecticut Medical Group Nephrology and Hypertension is dedicated to the treatment of hypertension, chronic kidney disease, acute renal failure, diabetic nephropathy, glomerulonephritis, proteinuria, nephrotic syndrome, bone and mineral metabolism disorders, kidney stone prevention, fluids and electrolytes disorders, and renal replacement therapy."

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Albuminuria
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Benign Familial Hematuria
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Interstitial Nephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Dominant Type
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Recessive Type
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Electrolyte Disorders
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Glomerulosclerosis
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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6  Procedures

  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Urinalysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Princeton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Hospital University Penn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Hospital University Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Hospital University Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Donna Kern McCurdy Housestaff Teaching Award, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1988
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians, 1994
  • Maurice Friedman Memorial Prize, New York University School of Medicine, 1983
Media & Publications

Dr. Shih has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shih's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shih to family and friends
6 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shih's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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