Shakira Shanker, MD Neurology

Dr. Shakira Shanker, MD

Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine
Commack, NY 11725
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About Shakira Shanker MD

Dr. Shakira Shanker, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Commack, NY. She has 8 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology, Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Medicine. Dr. Shanker is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center. She speaks English, Spanish and Gujarati.


North Suffolk Neurology - Commack 6080 Jericho Turnpike Ste 100 Commack, NY 11725


Dr. Shakira Shanker has the following 3 specialties


8 Years Experience

Ross University School of Medicine

Graduated in 2014

Dr. Shakira Shanker Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

More about Dr. Shakira Shanker

Dr. SHAKIRA SHANKER, MD is a Board Certified Neurologist with expertise in Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular Neurology. Dr. Shanker completed her fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology where she was trained extensively in neurophysiology, electronics, nerve conduction studies, electromyography, single fiber EMG, motor unit analysis and disorders of the neuromuscular junction. She was also educated and trained in muscular dystrophies, genetics, and myopathies. Furthermore, she was trained in epilepsy and the care of patients with epilepsy.Her practice at North Suffolk Neurology is a full-service Neurology, Headache Medicine, and Sleep Medicine practice with highly specialized providers who treat neurological disorders for Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, and Epilepsy and Seizures for both children and adults. Dr. Shanker holds certifications in Botox therapy and neuromuscular ultrasound. She has an advanced approach to neuromuscular medicine utilizing ultrasound guided techniques. She has been known for her unique personalized and compassionate approach to patient care. She adjusts her management of neurological conditions based off the needs of the patient utilizing both westernized and traditional medicine. She is well versed in conversational Spanish and Guajarati.EducationShe completed her medical internship at Montefiore Medical Center and subsequently pursued her residency in Neurology at North Shore University Hospital- Zucker School of Medicine affiliated with Hofstra University, where she served as chief neurology resident. During her training, she was awarded for her excellent teaching of medical students and her peers. In addition, during her training, she was invited to teach neurosciences at the prestigious Tel Aviv University- Sackler School of Medicine in Israel.

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