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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shailaja Hegde is Excellent. Dr. Hegde has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Shailaja Hegde, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Hegde graduated from St. George's University, Bay Shore. She has 7 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Fort Myers, FL
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Hegde has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Gulf Coast Hospital 
  • Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center 


  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Shailaja Hegde MD is a female Internist, has 13 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Shailaja Hegde practice?
Dr. Shailaja Hegde has 1 office location.
Dr. Shailaja Hegde practices Internal Medicine near Fort Myers, FL.
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