Dr. Sucharitha Shanmugam , MD


(484) 290-0032

Rheumatology and Arthritis Care Center
766 W Lincoln Hwy
Exton, PA 19341


****Available - TeleMedicine - Rheumatology Services*** Please call for information. 

Dr. Shanmugam is a board certified rheumatologist who has been practicing in the Philadelphia suburbs for over 10 years.

Dr. Shanmugam completed her internal medicine training from Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health and went on to be Assistant Professor of Medicine at Abington Hospital prior to competing her rheumatology fellowship training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. She is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and a member of the Pennsylvania Rheumatology Society.

She truly believes that a physician patient relationship that is built on trust helps patients feel healthy and get better soon. She devotes a lot of her time during each patient visit to talk to patients about their health and makes sure she address all their concerns. Dr. Shanmugam is an expert in diagnosing and treating a variety of rheumatological conditions. Her areas of interest are treating inflammatory arthritis, osteoporosis, systemic lupus ,and inflammatory myositis. Her personal mission is to treat the patient not just the disease

To provide the best care is to provide timely care. Dr.Shanmugam has created an Early Arthritis Referral Program with the mission to provide early access, to patient with inflammation related arthritis, before the disease can cause irreversible joint damage.

Dr. Shanmugam's primary goal is to provide an atmosphere where all patients feel welcome, safe, and cared for. Her office creates an atmosphere that is compassionate and efficiently provides care to each and every patient.

- In office Infusions:          
                Simponi Aria

- In Office Injections:  

- Joint injections
                Intra Articular Corticosteroids
                Viscosupplementation - Synvisc, Orthovisc, Euflexxa, Gel-One  

Gender: Female

Years in Practice: 15 Years

Languages Spoken: Hindi and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein Medical Center,Abington Hospital- Jefferson Health

Graduation Date: in 2005

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Phoenixville Hospital
  • Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital
  • Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
  • Brandywine Hospital

Specialties: Rheumatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Health Network
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medicare Advantage
  • Capital BC PPO
  • Cigna Health Spring - HMO Medicare
  • Humana Health Plan
  • IBC Keystone HMO POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare

Dr. Shanmugam's Office Information

Rheumatology and Arthritis Care Center
766 W Lincoln Hwy
Exton, PA 19341
(484) 290-0032

Fax: []
Website: https://www.extonarthritis.com/
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: No

Office Hours:

Mon9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM-5:00 PM

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