Dr. Tarek Shahbandar MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. Tarek Shahbandar is an anesthesiologist in Merrillville, Indiana. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Shahbandar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Pain Medicine

Clinical Interests: Back Pain

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Anesthesiology, 2000–2003

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Pain Medicine, 2003–2004

Saint Francis Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1999–2000

Medical College of Wisconsin
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 10 years in Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified 9 years in Pain Medicine

OH State Medical License
Active through 2014

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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