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Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD

Dr. Shivshanker is a gastroenterologist in the Houston area. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland and 7 more hospitals.
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686 doctors
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686 doctors
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343 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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136 doctors
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136 doctors
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68 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more gastritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more cholestasis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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748 doctors
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748 doctors
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374 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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104 doctors
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104 doctors
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51 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more benign polyps patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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702 doctors
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701 doctors
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350 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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781 doctors
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781 doctors
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390 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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68 doctors
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68 doctors
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33 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more diverticulosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw anal fistula patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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54 doctors
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54 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more colon polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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540 doctors
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540 doctors
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270 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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627 doctors
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628 doctors
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313 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more cholangitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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250 doctors
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250 doctors
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124 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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347 doctors
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347 doctors
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173 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more liver condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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178 doctors
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178 doctors
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89 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more biliary tract disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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64 doctors
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64 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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101 doctors
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100 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more gallstones patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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243 doctors
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243 doctors
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121 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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150 doctors
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149 doctors
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74 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more hepatitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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515 doctors
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514 doctors
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257 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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69 doctors
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69 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more ulcerative colitis (UC) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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273 doctors
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273 doctors
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136 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more gastroenteritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw Parkinson's disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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137 doctors
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136 doctors
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68 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more malnutrition patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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101 doctors
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101 doctors
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50 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more hepatitis C patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston 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. Shivshanker saw more autoimmune hepatitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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160 doctors
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160 doctors
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80 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw abscess patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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30 doctors
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30 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more H. pylori patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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90 doctors
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89 doctors
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44 doctors
Dr. Shivshanker saw more pancreatitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Shivshanker sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Memorial Hermann Medical Group Cardiology Southwest
7737 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77074
1,612 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
Memorial Hermann Surgery Center Greater Heights
1631 North Loop W
Houston, TX 77008
1,603 miles away
Methodist Hospital Breast Center
6550 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
1,605 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Armed Forces Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1976
  • BJ MEDICAL COLLEGE
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1976

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Systems-Southwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann the Woodlands Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • United Memorial Medical Center
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • 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
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield