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Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD

Geriatric Medicine
4.6 (9)
Accepting new patients
47 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD

Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Orange, CA. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 47 years of experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF MYSORE / ADICHUNCHANAGIRI INSTITUTEOF MEDICAL SCIENCE and is affiliated with Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange.

Dr. Acharya works at Acharya & Sharma Medical Group in Orange, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer, Atherosclerosis and Wellness Examination along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Acharya's Office Locations

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    Acharya and Sharma Medical Corp.
    1240 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92866 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 771-2800
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    Southern California Eye Consultants Inc.
    1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 311, Orange, CA 92868 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 771-2800
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
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    8:00am - 5:00pm
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    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:00am - 5:00pm

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  • Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange

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    Aug 04, 2021
    I’ve been going to him for over 10 years and his attention to preventive care, his personable interactions with me, and his compassion have me convinced that he is the best.
    Flossie — Aug 04, 2021
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    About Dr. Shashidhar Acharya, MD

    Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 47 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hindi
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    NPI Number
    • 1770685521
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF MYSORE / ADICHUNCHANAGIRI INSTITUTEOF MEDICAL SCIENCE
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Dr. Acharya has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

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

    Dr. Acharya works at Acharya & Sharma Medical Group in Orange, CA. View the full address on Dr. Acharya’s profile.

    Dr. Acharya has seen patients for Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer, Atherosclerosis and Wellness Examination, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Acharya on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Acharya. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Acharya.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Acharya, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Acharya 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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