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Kota Shekar, MD

Dr. Shekar is a hematologist oncologist in the Bakersfield area. He is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Kern Medical Center.
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54 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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73 doctors
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73 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more breast cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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71 doctors
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72 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shekar saw more cervical cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Shekar saw thyroid cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more lymphoma patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw hepatitis C patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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20 doctors
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21 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw hepatitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more blood cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw lupus patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more carcinoma patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw chronic kidney disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more colon cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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72 doctors
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72 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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62 doctors
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61 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Shekar saw more testicular cancer patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more dehydration patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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9 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw skin cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more head and neck cancers patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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22 doctors
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22 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw vitamin deficiency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Shekar saw more ovarian cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Shekar saw more endometrial (uterine) cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw non-alcoholic liver disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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1 doctor
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Dr. Shekar saw anal cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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38 doctors
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38 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more liver condition patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw ulcerative colitis (UC) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more lung cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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Dr. Shekar saw osteoporosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Shekar sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center
6501 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
2,278 miles away

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Credentials
  • Osmania Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1981
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shekar is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Kern Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield