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Dr. Issa Shammas, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Shammas is a trusted and reputable internist caring for the Indianapolis, IN community. Dr. Shammas obtained his medical degree from the Meharry Medical College School of Medicine. He also completed his internship at the University of Kansas. He then completed his residency at Michigan State University. Dr. Shammas is a part of IU Health Physicians and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Shammas is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle. He treats a range of conditions, and is very patient-focused.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Indiana University Health, Saxony Hospital
  • Indiana University Health, University Hospital
  • Indiana University Health, Methodist Hospital
  • Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Meharry Medical College School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Kansas (Internship)
  • Michigan State University (Residency)
  • Hurley Medical Center (Fellowship)
  • University of the District of Columbia (Bachelor's)
  • Hurley Medical Center, Residency in Internal Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1073554424

Office locations

IU Health Physicians Primary Care- East Region

Family & Internal Medicine - East Washington

9650 E Washington St, Ste 100

Indianapolis, IN 46229

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He is a great Dr. He listened carefully to all my health issues. He helped me by referring me to a GI Dr??
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Dr. Shammas was straight forward, helpful, and pleasant. The rest of the staff was also very pleasant. I look forward to my trips in the future.
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Dr. Shammas is a really amazing doctor. He takes times to listen to his patients and always try to find the best course of actions with them in mind. He is very knowleagle. I am a little picky when it cometo doctor. I have switched primary care three times. Dr Shammas is a keeper.
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Answered my quesitons, gave helpfull instructions to better my health. Also explained test results and gave next steps for treatmanet. Much in a short time.
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He took all the time needed to explain what certain prescription drugs did and how to taper them down. He was thorough, unhurried, and truly a knowledgeable doctor. I trust him implicitly.
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Very knowledgeable and willing to listen to your concerns. This doctor will also call you at home to inform you of your test results. He does care about his patients.
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