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Willis Knighton Physician Network

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Willis Knighton Louisiana Family Practice

2300 Hospital Drive
Suite 200
Bossier City , LA 71111

Willis Knighton Louisiana Family Practice

About Me

A native of India, Dr. Shah feels right at home, having cared for patients in our community since 1995. In addition to being part of Louisiana Family Practice he has also support Willis-Knighton’s Quick Care and Work Kare departments. He also has cared for patients in long term acute care locally. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine.

Education

Residency:
Hamot Medical Center

Internship:
Hamot Medical Center

Medical School:
B.J.Medical College

University:
St.Xavier's Higher Secondary School

Board Certifications

Family Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine

Languages

Gujarati
Hindi

Insurances Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
  • Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler's Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • People's Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • Vantage Health Plans – Commercial & Medicare Advantage
  • Workers Compensation
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes (Type 2)
  • DIABETES- ALL TYPES
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Wax
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor (ET)
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fever
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammertoe
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hives
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nosebleed
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight and Obesity
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
  • Ringworm (of the Body)
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis (Sinus Infection)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Syphilis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin A Deficiency
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections
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Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Health Screening
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Mammogram
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Patch Testing
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Throat Test
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccines
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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Provider Ratings

4.8 out of 5

(335 ratings)

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