Dr. Christopher William Shanahan MD Internist

Dr. Christopher Shanahan is an internist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Shanahan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 153 doctors at Boston Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests: Health Technology/Informatics, Public health, Addiction Screening and Treatment, Medical Informatics, Healthcare Disparities, Community Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, 1995

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Addiction Medicine
Certified 4 years in Addiction Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Public health, medicine, and dentistry as partners in community health: a pioneering initiative in interprofessional, practice-based education.
McCloskey, L., Condon, R., Shanahan, C.W., Wolff, J., Culler, C., Kalish, R.

Applying Trigger Tools to Detect Adverse Events Associated With Outpatient Surgery.
Rosen, A.K., Mull, H.J., Kaafarani, H., Nebeker, J., Shimada, S., Helwig, A., Nordberg, B., Long, B., Savitz, L.A., Shanahan, C.W., Itani, K.

A transitional opioid program to engage hospitalized drug users.
Shanahan, C.W., Beers, D., Alford, D.P., Brigandi, E., Samet, J.H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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