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Nirupama Shekar, MD

Dr. Shekar is a hematologist oncologist in the McAllen area. She is affiliated with Edinburg Regional Medical Center and 4 more hospitals.
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Top 25%
58 doctors
Top 15%
59 doctors
Top 5%
29 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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56 doctors
Top 15%
56 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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18 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw sepsis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
17 doctors
Top 15%
18 doctors
Top 5%
8 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
11 doctors
Top 15%
12 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw cirrhosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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47 doctors
Top 15%
46 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more anemia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the McAllen area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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56 doctors
Top 15%
56 doctors
Top 5%
27 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
32 doctors
Top 15%
31 doctors
Top 5%
15 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw chronic kidney disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
9 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more breast cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the McAllen area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
Top 15%
48 doctors
Top 5%
23 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw lung condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
8 doctors
Top 15%
8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more blood cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the McAllen area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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35 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw liver condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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21 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
10 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
10 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw drug allergies patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
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24 doctors
Top 15%
24 doctors
Top 5%
12 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw biliary tract disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw colon cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
31 doctors
Top 15%
31 doctors
Top 5%
15 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shekar saw kidney cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
3 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shekar saw leukemia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Shekar saw head and neck cancers patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
Top 15%
4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw coagulopathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw more lymphoma patients than 75% of similar doctors in the McAllen area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw prostate cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.

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Top 25%
6 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw lung cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
2 doctors
Top 15%
2 doctors
Top 5%
Dr. Shekar saw rectal cancer patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
5 doctors
Top 15%
5 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw clotting disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
9 doctors
Top 15%
9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw deep vein thrombosis (DVT) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Top 25%
10 doctors
Top 15%
10 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Shekar saw thrombosis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the McAllen area. Learn more.
Locations

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

McAllen Medical Center
301 W Expressway 83
McAllen, TX 78503
1,492 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical Center of Iran
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991
  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Edinburg Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Harlingen Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • McAllen Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Mission Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima Health
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management