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Dr. Susila Shanmuganathan, MD

Geriatric Medicine
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11 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Susila Shanmuganathan, MD

Dr. Susila Shanmuganathan, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Lafayette, LA. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 11 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from American University of Antigua and is affiliated with Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center and Ochsner University Hospital And Clinics.

Dr. Shanmuganathan works at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics in Lafayette, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Hypothyroidism, Muscle Weakness and Diarrhea along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shanmuganathan's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics
    2390 W Congress St, Lafayette, LA 70506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (337) 266-4831
  2. 2
    Magnolia Place
    1511 Dulles Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (832) 474-0706

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  • Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center
  • Ochsner University Hospital And Clinics

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    Oct 27, 2016
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    Pixie Stardust in Lafayette, LA — Oct 27, 2016
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    About Dr. Susila Shanmuganathan, MD

    Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
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    Years of Experience
    • 11 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1447510300
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    Education & Certifications

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    • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
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    • American University of Antigua
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    • Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
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    Dr. Shanmuganathan has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shanmuganathan works at Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics in Lafayette, LA. View the full address on Dr. Shanmuganathan’s profile.

    Dr. Shanmuganathan has seen patients for Hypothyroidism, Muscle Weakness and Diarrhea, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shanmuganathan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Shanmuganathan. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shanmuganathan.

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