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About Dr. Urmila S Shivaram

Dr. Urmila S Shivaram, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Oakland Gardens, NY. She has 41 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Shivaram is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Shivaram has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Urmila S Shivaram is Excellent. Dr. Urmila S Shivaram has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Urmila S Shivaram is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Utopia Heart Care

21116 Union Tpke
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364
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Dr. Urmila S Shivaram has the following 2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Asthma
  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chest Infection


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She is very caring and thorough,patient and genuine.We should clone her,i love her and trust her.

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Blast from the past

Dr. Shivaram was both primary-care and pulmonary-care physician for many years, back when she was at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Brooklyn, NY in the mid-to-late 1990's. She is a great physician, very attentive to every detail, and very compassionate. She makes certain you understand everything, and works with you to provide a level of care well beyond what might be expected at the VA. The VA gets a lot of bad press, mostly well-deserved, but there are many bright-spots there that get overlooked. Dr. Shivaram was one, she has moved to private practice associated with North Shore-Long Island Jewish Hospital and anyone looking for a pulmonary-specialist in that neck of the woods couldn't do better than Doctor Shivaram.

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Five Stars

wonderful doctor and person!

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shivaram is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Government Medical College

    Graduated in 1977

  • Li Jewish Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Urmila S Shivaram accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • HealthFirst NY
    • Healthfirst NY HMO ABCD
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Utopia Heart Care, 21116 Union Tpke, Oakland Gardens, NY


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