Shahan Chowdhury

Family Practice Physician

Shahan Chowdhury, MD is a Board-Certified Physician with more than 15 years of experience in primary care and family medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Genetics from University College London and a Doctor of Medicine Degree from University of Oklahoma. Her true passion is cardiovascular health and helping her patients with disease prevention and management. She is a graduate of the Bale/Doneen Method for heart attack and stroke prevention, and utilizes her family medicine training on a daily basis to look for markers of disease. By taking care of the whole person, she is in a position to look at the past (family history), the present (patient's medical history), and the future (cutting edge, evidence-based testing and imaging).
As a Diamond Physician, Dr. Chowdhury offers a truly innovative approach to medicine. This concierge model allows her to create and foster strong relationships, spanning several generations and age groups. She is able to spend time and be available to them 24 hours a day for all their medical needs.

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    You arrive at your OB/GYN appointment, and they ask you to pee in a small cup. They’re not testing to see if you’re pregnant- so what exactly are they looking for? Will you need to pee in a cup before every appointment?

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