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Dr. Anita Priya Shankar, MD



Physician Biography

Anita Priya Shankar, M.D.
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

Anita Priya Shankar, M.D., received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Rice University and her Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (UTHealth). She completed her residency at UTHealth, where she received the Outstanding Resident in Ambulatory Medicine Award for Internal Medicine/Pediatrics.

Specializing in internal medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Shankar treats patients from newborns to adults and has a special interest in preventive medicine. She sees patients for acute illnesses, management of chronic diseases, well child and well woman exams, and annual physicals.

Dr. Shankar sees herself as a health advisor and advocate for her patients. She enjoys building strong patient-physician relationships and educating them on lifestyle choices that will benefit their overall wellness. “My goal for patients is to work with them to make the necessary lifestyle changes or treatment plans to prevent them from developing chronic diseases,” said Dr. Shankar. “With my pediatric patients, I work with the patient and their parents to establish healthy lifestyle habits.”

Fluent in Tamil and with a working knowledge of Spanish, Dr. Shankar prides herself on practicing evidence-based medicine and provides high-quality, personalized treatment plans for each patient. She takes the time to make sure each patient or family understands their medical conditions and wellness goals.

In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, dancing, reading, staying active in the community, spending time with friends and family, and staying on the forefront of medical advances.

Practice Information

Anita Priya Shankar, M.D. practices at Memorial Hermann Medical Group Kingwood Town Center in Northeast Houston.

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Phone: (832) 658-4100
Fax: (832) 658-4115

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