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Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.1 (27)
Map Pin Small Plantation, FL
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

Dr. Murali Shankar, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Plantation, FL. Dr. Shankar, completed a fellowship at Interfaith. Dr. Shankar, completed a residency at Interfaith Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shankar an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Shankar works at Practice in Plantation, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Gastric Ulcer and Intestinal Diverticulitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shankar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Nandita Shankar MD PA
    8200 W Sunrise Blvd Ste D6, Plantation, FL 33322 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 475-1735
  2. 2
    Westside Regional Medical Center
    8201 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (954) 473-6600

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Westside Hospital
  • Broward Health Medical Center

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Gastric Ulcer
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Gastric Ulcer
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Chronic Gastritis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Enteritis
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Malnutrition
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Alcoholic Fatty Liver
All Types of Food Poisoning
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
Chronic Anal Fissure
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Cyclical Vomiting
Diarrhea
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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Dysentery
E. coli Food Poisoning
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroptosis
Giardiasis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Abscess
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Megacolon
Mesenteric Panniculitis
Nausea
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Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Pernicious Anemia
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Spleen Cyst
Splenic Infarct
Stomach Stenosis
Stomal Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Vitamin_Deficiency
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Puncture Aspiration
Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    3.1
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    Based on 27 ratings
    Patient Ratings (27)
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    4 Star
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    About Dr. Murali Shankar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Creole, German, Indian and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1346363967
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Interfaith
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Interfaith Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Govt Rajaji Hospital
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Murali Shankar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shankar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shankar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shankar has seen patients for Gastric Ulcer and Intestinal Diverticulitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shankar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Shankar speaks Creole, German, Indian and Spanish.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Shankar. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shankar.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Shankar, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Shankar appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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