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Specialties & Research
Dr. Shahnaz Begum, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
- She has special expertise in 4 areas:
- Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
- Heart Block
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Unstable Angina
Education & Awards
Dr. Begum graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn.
Dr. Begum has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center
- Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Begum accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 3 plans
- MetroPlus Health Plan - 1 plan
- Humana - 2 plans
- Healthfirst - 2 plans
- Unicare - 11 plans