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Dr. Renuka Umashanker, MD

Gastroenterology*
3.6 (17)
Map Pin Small Hamden, CT
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Renuka Umashanker, MD

Dr. Renuka Umashanker, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Hamden, CT. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Bridgeport Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital. Dr. Umashanker, completed a residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Umashanker an average 3.6 star rating.

Dr. Umashanker works at Practice in Hamden, CT with other offices in Guilford, CT, New Haven, CT and Milford, CT. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Umashanker's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Hhc Physician Services Pllc
    2200 Whitney Ave Ste 360, Hamden, CT 06518 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 281-4463
  2. 2
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    1591 Boston Post Rd Ste 206, Guilford, CT 06437 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 458-4463
  3. 3
    Yale-new Haven Hospital-saint Raphael Campus
    1450 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06511 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 789-3273
  4. 4
    Oncology Hematology Care of Connecticut LLC
    40 Commerce Park, Milford, CT 06460 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 281-4463

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  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Yale New Haven Hospital

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    3.6
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    About Dr. Renuka Umashanker, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1437130309
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship|University of Vermont
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology
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    17 patients have reviewed Dr. Umashanker. The overall rating for this provider is 3.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Umashanker.

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