Dr. Shaheen Timmapuri MD Surgeon

Dr. Shaheen Timmapuri is a surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She received her medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Timmapuri accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 20 doctors at Hahnemann University Hospital and one of 6 at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2006

St Christophers Hospital Children's
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2006 - 2008

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 4 years in Pediatric Surgery

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of extensive lymphangiomas in children.
Katz, M. S., Finck, C. M., Schwartz, M. Z., Moront, M. L., Prasad, R., Timmapuri, S. J., Arthur, L. G.

Prophylactic antibiotics do not decrease the incidence of wound infections after laparoscopic pyloromyotomy.
Katz, M. S., Schwartz, M. Z., Moront, M. L., Arthur, L. G., Timmapuri, S. J., Prasad, R.

Early experience with single-incision thoracoscopic surgery in the pediatric population.
Prasad, R., Arthur, L. G., Timmapuri, S. J., Schwartz, M. Z., Fairbanks, T. J., Mendelson, K. G., Thatch, K., Moront, M. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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