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Ruth Nisha Krishnan, MD
Internal Medicine
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About
Dr. Krishnan attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He then completed an internship and a residency in orthopedic surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. Dr. Krishnan is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has published scientific papers, technique articles, book chapters and award-winning surgical technique videos. He also has lectured and operated worldwide on shoulder problems ranging from total shoulder replacement and shoulder fracture management to rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability. Dr. Krishnan is the author of a textbook dedicated to the care of shoulder injuries in throwing athletes, The Shoulder and The Overhead Athlete, and he also founded the pediatric shoulder service at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO | MA Oncor/NRG Futr Hold Retire PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
CAC Plan PPO PPO | Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | POS POS | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | MA PPO/HMO PPO/HMO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred EPO Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
SWHP
TriWest
VA-PCCC
UHC
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Dec 28, 2018, Ruth Nisha Krishnan, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Univ. of TN Health Science Center: Memphis
  • Medical School: Univ. of TN Health Science Center: Memphis
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center
Reviews(6)
Overall: 4.41
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Oct 1, 2018
I would like my doctor to find alternative medicine for my illness instead of giving me only pills for it for example (therapy).
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Sep 24, 2018
I love Dr Krishnan
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Sep 7, 2018
very caring
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Aug 16, 2018
very good experience
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Aug 15, 2018
I\'m glad to have great communication with my provider she seems to have great concern about my health & how I\'m taking care of myself.
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Aug 15, 2018
she wasn\'t very friendly, She really didn\'t address my concern. But I need a doctor so I will just ask more questions and hope she\'ll answer more or some type of concern
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