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Dr. Veena Shankar, MD

Cardiology*
4.3 (10)
Map Pin Small Framingham, MA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Veena Shankar, MD

Dr. Veena Shankar, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Framingham, MA. They graduated from Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences and is affiliated with Framingham Union Hospital. Dr. Shankar, completed a residency at University Conn. Patients rated Dr. Shankar an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Shankar works at Practice in Framingham, MA with other offices in Marlborough, MA. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Heart Disease and Hypertensive Heart without Failure along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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. Shankar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Charles River Endoscopy LLC
    571 Union Ave, Framingham, MA 01702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 907-7257
  2. 2
    Charles River Medical Associates Buchanan MD
    571 Union Ave Ste 101, Framingham, MA 01702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 665-4547
  3. 3
    Metrowest Medical Center
    115 Lincoln St, Framingham, MA 01702 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 665-4547
  4. 4
    Pioneer Valley Wound Care LLC
    246 Maple St, Marlborough, MA 01752 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (508) 848-2164

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Framingham Union Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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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.
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hyperlipidemia
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Cardiomyopathy
Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericarditis
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Nuclear Stress Testing
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Thoracentesis
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    4.3
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    About Dr. Veena Shankar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1659354587
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Case Western Reserve University Hosps
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University Conn
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Johns Medical College Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Bangalore Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Veena 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 Hypertensive Heart Disease and Hypertensive Heart without Failure, 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.

    10 patients have reviewed Dr. Shankar. 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. 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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