Raju  Shanmugam

Raju Shanmugam, M.D.

3024 East Empire Street

Bloomington, Illinois 61704

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Raju Shanmugam, M.D.

Family Medicine

3024 East Empire Street

Suite 3A

Bloomington, Illinois 61704

309.556.7700

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My goal is to help patients enjoy life in optimal health for as long as possible. I want to provide compassionate and highest quality of comprehensive medical care.

About Me

Credentials

Education

  • Internship: Institute Of Medicine
  • Medical School: Institute Of Medicine
  • Residency: Reading Hospital And Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate BroMenn Medical Center

Ratings and Comments

Raju Shanmugam, M.D.

4.6 out of 5

274 Patient Ratings

Gives easy to understand instructions

4.6 out of 5

240 Patient Ratings

Explains in a way you understand

4.7 out of 5

272 Patient Ratings

Listens carefully to you

4.7 out of 5

271 Patient Ratings

Knows your important medical history

4.4 out of 5

272 Patient Ratings

Shows respect for what you say

4.8 out of 5

273 Patient Ratings

Spends enough time with you

4.6 out of 5

272 Patient Ratings

Comments

Very good.

Reviewed on September 18, 2019 7:00 PM

The provider Dr. Shanmugam was helpful. Spent time with me. And suggested further treatment such as ENT, MRI and Cardiologist. I was late by 8 minutes to reach the reception. But he gave me another appointment the same day considering my health condition.

Reviewed on September 15, 2019 7:00 PM

The general check-up visit went fine. But I expected more advice/method to follow good health exercises/food habits.

Reviewed on September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Good listener, caring.

Reviewed on September 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Everything was very well explained - wonderful doctor, couldn't ask for better - The whole staff - professional but not uptight - I like that - easy comfortably - helpful on opening up to talk about health issues - above & beyond.

Reviewed on September 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good visit. The doctor seemed to care about why I was there and did his best to meet my needs.

Reviewed on August 26, 2019 7:00 PM

Great place, clean, and helpful staff.

Reviewed on August 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Shanmugam listened closely to my concerns and used an abundance of caution in planning next steps: He requested I consult with my psychiatrist first for a new prescription he felt would be beneficial out of concern for my overall health instead of just starting me on it.

Reviewed on July 18, 2019 7:00 PM

I always enjoy my visits with the doctor. I feel he cares about my health

Reviewed on July 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Very good to listen.

Reviewed on July 5, 2019 7:00 PM

Good.

Reviewed on June 26, 2019 7:00 PM

it was fine . they are prompt and helpful .

Reviewed on June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

this was our first visit after hospital and rehab-very thorough

Reviewed on June 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Overall happy with the provider.

Reviewed on June 12, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Shanmugam and his office staff are always very pleasant, take plenty of time with me, and make my health feel utmost important.

Reviewed on May 26, 2019 7:00 PM

He listened to me and read carefully the written comments I gave him. He seemed to appreciate them.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019 7:00 PM

The experience was good but I still as of this date (May 19, 2019) have not received a prescription for my meter to check my sugar level. I called several times and was told that they would send this prescription to the pharmacy and it hasn't been done yet.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent.

Reviewed on April 17, 2019 7:00 PM

_____ alright. I'm really not to happy with him. But I don't want to look for another dr.

Reviewed on March 27, 2019 7:00 PM

All health matters remain stable and normal. He would be very attentive to any changes or conditions that need his or other attention or treatment.

Reviewed on March 22, 2019 7:00 PM

they were prompt....explained everything....set appointments for specialist

Reviewed on March 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Doctor Shanmugam was professional, friendly, and made me feel comfortable selecting him as my main health care provider in this first-time visit.

Reviewed on March 10, 2019 7:00 PM

I know I scheduled the appointment with relatively short notice but the doctor knew literally nothing about me. Part of the reason I chose this doctor was because I thought it would be easy for my other providers at Advocate to share information but for some reason or another it was even worse than when I went to my previous, non-Advocate doctor. When I filled him in on my medical conditions (depression, anxiety) he gave me unsolicited and not very good advice when I clearly told him I already see a psychiatrist and psychologist (literally one floor below his office). He seemed to want to get me out of there as soon as possible and I had a very bad impression overall. I gave him my vaccination records and he assured me my file would be updated but there is no change in any of my information save for the tests he ordered. If I knew there was another option for the hours I was available I would pick that one. Now I'll probably be picking a new PCP next year.

Reviewed on February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

The provider was fine. We addressed everything we needed, but I definitely felt like I was undercut on face to face time. I had nothing too serious to speak of during this visit so I didn't mind, but I did notice. Provider did seem to listen when I asked questions and followed through immediately with what we discussed.

Reviewed on February 17, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr Shanmugam has been my PCP since I suffered a stroke in January, 2018. He and his staff have been professional, caring, understanding of my overall health and well being. I feel quite confident that he and his staff are dedicated to restoring my health and maintaining it in future.

Reviewed on February 11, 2019 6:00 PM

Very caring, professional and friendly. Office staff is also friendly, prompt and professional

Reviewed on February 5, 2019 6:00 PM

The doctor was very thorough.

Reviewed on February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

As usual, he always listens and discusses concerns.

Reviewed on February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

It was a good and helpful experience. .THANK YOU.

Reviewed on January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

My Dr. takes time with me and listens when I'm talking and explains things to me.

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

DDr.Shan is always a good doctor

Reviewed on January 25, 2019 6:00 PM

I think Doctor is very good. He takes the time need with you. I am in the health care field and feels that he treats me as part of my own health care team. He is kind and acts like I matter as a patient. He is very detailed in his assessment.

Reviewed on January 24, 2019 6:00 PM

the wait time to see the doctor was excessive. I went downstairs to get bloodwork and was then told I had to go back up to give a urine sample bc they forgot. I had my toddler with me so it was not convenient. thankfully the lab offered to take it downstairs so I didn't have to wait again upstairs

Reviewed on January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

It was good. Doctor has listened my problems and given me advice to maintain good health by following diet and fitness

Reviewed on December 18, 2018 6:00 PM

very good

Reviewed on December 2, 2018 6:00 PM

Very professional. Very courteous and respectful.

Reviewed on November 23, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr shanmaguam is very knowledgeable and reassuring about me and my well being.the receptionists make it very pleasant experience by going above and beyond to get appts etc that will accomdate future appts

Reviewed on November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Shanmugam is quite possibly the best personal care physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on November 18, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on November 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Good doctor

Reviewed on November 4, 2018 6:00 PM

Very good as always.

Reviewed on September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

it was good

Reviewed on September 16, 2018 7:00 PM

Good.

Reviewed on September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on September 4, 2018 7:00 PM

it would be nice to follow lab results if there any thing to be concerned.

Reviewed on September 2, 2018 7:00 PM

A very caring physician who takes time for our questions and concerns, very personable and knowledgeable. Like him very much

Reviewed on August 31, 2018 7:00 PM

excellent and will recommend everyone to visit him.

Reviewed on August 19, 2018 7:00 PM

great

Reviewed on August 13, 2018 7:00 PM

I am glad that I found dr Shanmugam to be my new Pcphe is very caring and supportive and really cares about me as a person not just a disease that needs treatment

Reviewed on July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

The experience was simply pleasant.

Reviewed on July 18, 2018 7:00 PM

Good.

Reviewed on July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Great visit as always....

Reviewed on July 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Always listens to how I am feeling and what's bothering me. Easy to talk with, good sense of humor and bedside manner. Caring man.

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

very good . my problem is tying to get prescriptions refilled .

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Shanmugam is a good listener. I am comfortable discussing any health issue I have with him.

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

As the nurse entered data into the laptop the information was available to my PCP and had a treatment planand had a course of treatment without discussing it with me!

Reviewed on June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Good

Reviewed on June 3, 2018 7:00 PM

Good.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018 7:00 PM

Very Good

Reviewed on May 18, 2018 7:00 PM

couldn't get results back. had to call 3times before someone would talk to meabout results. Not happy with that

Reviewed on May 8, 2018 7:00 PM

Pleasant

Reviewed on May 2, 2018 7:00 PM

As usual Dr. Shanmugam was polite, attentive and professional. He is never in a hurry and he seems to really listen to what I have to say. I trust him!

Reviewed on April 29, 2018 7:00 PM

Good, as usual.

Reviewed on April 13, 2018 7:00 PM

The Dr. takes time to listen me with any problems I have and explains things.

Reviewed on March 27, 2018 7:00 PM

I am always happy to see my primary care provider. He always shows utmost respect for me and my needs which I have not experienced with past providers.

Reviewed on March 25, 2018 7:00 PM

the problem I have with this facility is being able to call and talk to the nurse or dr. . also getting prescriptions refilled . my pharmacy tells me they have a terrible time getting refills in a timely manner . it a been a problem ever since we came to this facility . when we call we almost always get a recording . when you are not feeling well you need to talk to someone and when you need mess you don't want to be wondering how long it will take to get the prescription filled . I like my Dr. and the nurse ., but I would seriously consider changing providers if things don't improve with my concerns . by the way my wife is also a patient and feels like I do about things .

Reviewed on March 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Very good visit,I would go see him anytime he is my DR

Reviewed on March 4, 2018 6:00 PM

I had a great experience.

Reviewed on February 16, 2018 6:00 PM

My first visit to the provider was good. After going through my previous report the doctor has suggested for the medication .

Reviewed on February 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I was a new patient and very pleased

Reviewed on February 11, 2018 6:00 PM

Best PCP in town.

Reviewed on January 23, 2018 6:00 PM

very good visit. All questions I had and physician recommendations were very helpful. Very pleased.

Reviewed on January 21, 2018 6:00 PM

I love that I can get an evening appointment. I am off early in the morning and back in town after most MD hours. I tell people about my apts. and they cannot believe that an MD would have set some time to do that. Thank you.

Reviewed on January 19, 2018 6:00 PM

dr Shanmugam is very compassionate

Reviewed on January 14, 2018 6:00 PM

The provider was very courteous and knowledgeable. This was my first visit to establish a family care doctor in the city of Bloomington and the provider that I visited looks to have been an excellent choice!

Reviewed on December 26, 2017 6:00 PM

An excellent doctor; caring and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on December 18, 2017 6:00 PM

Very good.

Reviewed on December 17, 2017 6:00 PM

The doctor is very kind and understanding.

Reviewed on December 17, 2017 6:00 PM

I am very glad Dr. Shanmugam continues to monitor my medical condition, especially regarding blood pressure & kidney function.

Reviewed on November 24, 2017 6:00 PM

It was informative and very pleasant.

Reviewed on November 14, 2017 6:00 PM

Excellent

Reviewed on November 10, 2017 6:00 PM

Happy with provider services.

Reviewed on November 2, 2017 7:00 PM

Very Good. Very positive and helpful.

Reviewed on October 29, 2017 7:00 PM

VERY CURSORY EXAMINATION;; NO EKG, NO PROSTRATE EXAM, STOOL EXAM AND BLOOD TEST TOOK PLACE ONLY AFTER PATIENT REQUEST

Reviewed on October 1, 2017 7:00 PM

it was ok I felt the dr didn't really listen Tommy concerns and offered what he wanted without listening. I'm still not sure he checked my liver enzymes and Kidneys in the blood test I requested.

Reviewed on September 15, 2017 7:00 PM

happy with the provider

Reviewed on September 8, 2017 7:00 PM

He came in having reviewed all tests and was prepared to answer all questions

Reviewed on September 1, 2017 7:00 PM

Very happy with my care, the ease of getting an appt. and the staff

Reviewed on August 27, 2017 7:00 PM

my doctor was very helpful and I like going to him

Reviewed on July 30, 2017 7:00 PM

As usual it was a good visit and helpful

Reviewed on July 28, 2017 7:00 PM

This was the first time I actually saw Dr.. I had been a pt. of Dr. XX's and when he retired I switched. I was very pleased.

Reviewed on July 23, 2017 7:00 PM

Very positive experience as always.....

Reviewed on July 9, 2017 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on July 7, 2017 7:00 PM

good

Reviewed on June 1, 2017 7:00 PM

very satiisfied

Reviewed on May 23, 2017 7:00 PM

My Experience with current visit was satisfactory.

Reviewed on May 15, 2017 7:00 PM

The doctor was helpful, answered emails promptly, listened.

Reviewed on April 28, 2017 7:00 PM

He is just great!

Reviewed on April 25, 2017 7:00 PM

Great.

Reviewed on April 18, 2017 7:00 PM

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Medical Areas of Expertise

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Clinical Interests

  • Asthma
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes Management
  • Geriatric Care
  • Hypertension
  • IUD Insertion
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Care

Insurance

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP MedicareComplete Plus HMO - POS
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Access POS
  • Aetna Open Choice POS
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Select Choice EPO
  • Aetna Select POS
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross EPO - Advocate BroMenn Associate Medical Plan
  • Blue Cross PPO
  • Blue Cross PPO - Advocate Associate Medical Plan
  • Cigna C - 5 POS
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Health Partners PPO
  • Cigna Open Access Plus POS
  • Cigna Open Access Plus State of Illinois POS
  • CIGNA Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry HMO
  • Coventry One Select PPO
  • Coventry PPO
  • First Health Network EPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna Open Access Plus HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • Health Alliance HMO
  • Health Alliance POS
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Healthlink PPO
  • HFN EPO
  • HFN PPO
  • HFN Total Care PPO
  • Humana Advocate Health Care PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National EPO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Preferred POS - Open Access
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • LLH Adventist Silver PPO 3000
  • LLH Family Health Network Silver PPO 3100
  • LLH Swedish Covenant Silver PPO
  • Meridian
  • Meritain Health PPO
  • Molina FHP
  • Molina Medicaid ICP
  • Molina MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • NALC (Natl Assn of Letter Carriers) Health Benefit
  • PHCS PPO
  • PHCS Savility PPO
  • SEIU HCII
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete (Secure Horizons) HMO
  • UHC / AARP MedicareComplete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Charter
  • United Healthcare Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare Compass HMO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Solutions PPO
  • United Healthcare MedicareComplete Plan 1 HMO
  • United Healthcare Nexus
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Select HMO
  • United Healthcare Select Plus POS

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