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Dr. Shilpa Pankaj, MD

Pediatrics

A native Houstonian, Dr. Shilpa Pankaj earned her medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. She completed her pediatric residency through McGovern Medical School at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Pankaj has practiced medicine in Houston since 2009. She has particular interest in pr...

A native Houstonian, Dr. Shilpa Pankaj earned her medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. She completed her pediatric residency through McGovern Medical School at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Pankaj has practiced medicine in Houston since 2009. She has particular interest in preventive healthcare in children, community pediatrics, asthma and breastfeeding.

Dr. Pankaj is in practice with her mother, Dr. Heena Thakkar, who is also a pediatrician. Dr. Pankaj takes a preventive approach to medicine, providing comprehensive care for children from birth to age 21. She values each physician-patient relationship and aims to treat her patients as family members. She speaks Spanish.

In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Pankaj served as Chairman of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Memorial Herman Greater Heights Hospital from 2013-2017. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Texas Medical Society, Harris County Medical Society and Houston Pediatric Society.

Residents of Bellaire, Dr. Pankaj and her husband have two little girls. In her free time, she likes running, swimming, traveling and spending time with her family.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 861-4800

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Medical Education

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston 2006

Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston 2009

PCP Number

110000034422

Cities Served

Bellaire, Houston

Zip Codes Served

77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007, 77008, 77009, 77010, ...

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Memorial Hermann
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • BCBS BAV Blue Advantage HMO Exchange
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • HMO Blue Texas
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans excl Medicare)
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Texas Childrens Chip
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Star

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