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About Dr. Vivian C Shih

Dr. Vivian C Shih, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Haven, CT, with other offices in Hamden, CT and Milford, CT (and 2 other locations). She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Shih is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Shih has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vivian C Shih is Excellent. Dr. Vivian C Shih has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Vivian C Shih is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Yale School Of Medicine

800 Howard Ave
New Haven, CT 06519
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Arthritis And Osteoporosis Center

3018 Dixwell Ave Ste 4
Hamden, CT 06518
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Arthritis And Osteoporosis Center

344 W Main St
Milford, CT 06460
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Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center Pc Branford

420 E Main St
Branford, CT 06405
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Yale Spine Center

260 Long Ridge Rd
Stamford, CT 06902
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Specialties

Dr. Vivian C Shih has the following 3 specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    11 Expertise

  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Bone Densitometry
  • Lupus
  • Gout
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lyme Disease

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Knowledgeable

The physician spent time to explain what was going on and together we planned my treatment.

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Excellent Dr - knowledgeable & caring

Dr. VIVIAN SHIH - is an excellent doctor. She is supportive, caring, and intelligent. She takes a lot of time with you and you never feel rushed. She returns phone calls and is responsive to help work together with you to manage your care, physical therapy and pain management. I would highly recommend her as I have made excellent progress over the last 8 years under her care.

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Patient

Best Dr. I've had. Found spinal cord issue I had and referred me to a specialist who was also great.

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Five Stars
  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Mcgaw Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Vivian C Shih accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Healthy Connecticut
    • HealthyCT
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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