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Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker MD is a male Internist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(4)
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker is Excellent. Dr. Shivshanker has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (Fetoscopy)
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ultrasonic Endoscopy (EUS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shivshanker graduated from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He has 1 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2012)

Affiliations

Dr. Shivshanker has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital 
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shivshanker accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 2 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 2 plans
  • Humana - 4 plans
  • Cigna - 3 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Molina Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Superior Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan - 2 plans
  • Evercare - 1 plan
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan
  • WellCare - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil


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Where does Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker practice?
Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker practices Gastroenterology near Houston, TX.
See Houston Gastroenterologists.