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About Dr. Veena Shankaran

Dr. Veena Shankaran, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Seattle, WA. She has 16 years of experience. Her specialties include Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Shankaran has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Veena Shankaran is Great. Dr. Veena Shankaran has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Veena Shankaran is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

825 Eastlake Ave E
Seattle, WA 98109
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Specialties

Dr. Veena Shankaran 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.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Metastasis

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Five Stars

Dr. Shankaran is the third oncologist that I have had since becoming a patient at SCCA in 2008. I feel very blessed to have such caring professionals watching after me. Dr. Shankaran is easy to talk to and truly concerned about her patients. I can't say enough good things about the doctors at SCCA.

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Mr. T.J. Vassar

Veena Shankaran is approachable, caring, and quite willing to listen to patient ideas and comments about treatment. But the reality is that I am doing much better under her care than I was before I went to her.I appreciate her clear headed thinking and her ability to communicate with me directly but still with a caring attitude. She is far better than the other two oncologists I encountered before her!

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of Michigan Medical School

    Graduated in 2002

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Veena Shankaran accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 825 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, WA
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