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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker is Good. Dr. Shivshanker has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Fetoscopy)
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ultrasonic Endoscopy (EUS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shivshanker graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)


Dr. Shivshanker has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hermann Hospital 
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital 


  • Tamil
  • Hindi
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker MD is a male Internist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker practice?
Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker has 1 office location.
Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker practices Gastroenterology near Houston, TX.
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