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Skandan Shanmugan, MD

Skandan Shanmugan, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Shanmugan is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialties:

  • Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2014

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Anal Abscess
  • anal anastomosis - J pouch
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fistula
  • anal surgery
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • appendectomy
  • appendectomy - laparoscopic
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • colectomy
  • Colitis
  • colon biopsy
  • Colon Cancer
  • colon cancer - laparoscopy
  • Colon Fistula
  • colon polyps
  • colon polyps - laparoscopy
  • colon surgery
  • colon surgery - laparoscopic
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • colostomy - laparoscopic
  • condyloma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • cutaneous fistula
  • Diverticulitis
  • diverticulitis - laparoscopy
  • endorectal ultrasound
  • Esophageal Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University Hospital

Affiliation

Dr. Shanmugan is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.