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Dr. Saman Kannangara, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine*
5.0 (3)
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Overview of Dr. Saman Kannangara, MD

Dr. Saman Kannangara, MD is an Infectious Disease Specialist in San Francisco, CA. They graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Luke's Warren Hospital, Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Luke's Hospital - Easton Campus. Dr. Kannangara, completed a residency at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kannangara an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Kannangara works at Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, Cigna and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Kannangara's Office Locations

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    Dignity Health Medical Foundation
    1199 Bush St Ste 400, San Francisco, CA 94109 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (415) 570-7512
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Bacterial Sepsis
Cellulitis
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Brain Abscess
Cryptococcosis
Dehydration
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Endocarditis
Enteritis
Fever
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Infections
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Infective Arthritis
Joint Pain
Leukocytopenia
MRSA Infection
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Nail Infection
Pulmonary Embolism
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rhabdomyolysis
Sepsis
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Soft Tissue Disorders
Syphilis Infections
Tick-Borne Disease
Immunization Administration
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Amerihealth
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    About Dr. Saman Kannangara, MD

    Specialties*
    • Infectious Disease Medicine

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1508893421
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Saint Luke's Warren Hospital
    • Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
    • St. Luke's Hospital - Easton Campus

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

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    Dr. Kannangara works at Dignity Health Medical Group - San Francisco in San Francisco, CA. View the full address on Dr. Kannangara’s profile.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Kannangara. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kannangara.

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