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I am trained in both rheumatology and allergy/immunology and see a wide range of immunologic problems.
– Ankoor Shah, MD

Ankoor Shah, MD

Allergy & Immunology Specialist, Rheumatologist

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Board Certified
American Board of Allergy & Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Where I See Patients
Duke Asthma, Allergy, and Airway Center - Durham, NC
Duke Infusion Center South Durham - Durham, NC
Duke Rheumatology Clinic - Clinic 1J - Durham, NC
Duke Rheumatology South Durham - Durham, NC
I am trained in both rheumatology and allergy/immunology and see a wide range of immunologic problems.
– Ankoor Shah, MD
My Locations
Duke Asthma, Allergy, and Airway Center
1821 Hillandale Rd
Durham, NC 27705-2671
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Infusion Center South Durham
234 Crooked Creek Pkwy
Durham, NC 27713-8507
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Rheumatology Clinic - Clinic 1J
40 Duke Medicine Cir
Durham, NC 27710-4000
Use My Current Location to calculate the distance to this facility.
This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Rheumatology South Durham
234 Crooked Creek Pkwy
Durham, NC 27713-8507
Use My Current Location to calculate the distance to this facility.
This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
About Me

I am trained in both rheumatology and allergy/immunology and see a wide range of immunologic problems including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis, allergies, urticarial and immunodeficiencies. My primary clinical and research focus is systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma), a rare, chronic autoimmune condition. I direct the Duke Scleroderma Center, one of 40 centers in the country focusing on this disease. We are currently conducting clinical trials and have initiated a registry for patients with scleroderma to help identify better treatments. We utilize a multidisciplinary approach along with pulmonologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists and hematologists to find the best treatment course for an individual patient. Outside of the hospital I enjoy running and spending time with my family, including our wide assortment of animals.

Languages I Speak
English
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Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.86 out of 5
283 ratings, 66 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Allergy & Immunology, Allergy & Immunology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Rheumatology, Duke University Medical Center, 2008-2010
Allergy-Immunology, Duke University Medical Center, 2010-2012
Residency
Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, 2005-2008
Education
MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–New Jersey Medical School, 2005
Clinical Focus and Research
Clinical Trials
Publications
View my publications on PubMed
Insurance Accepted

Visit planforduke.com to view the full list of plans Duke Health will accept in 2020 from each carrier or network.

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Behavioral Health (*Limited eligibility)
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
    • *Please call Cigna Behavioral Heath to see if the provider is participating in your plan.

  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • Experience Health
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any copayments, co–insurance, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has an outside financial interest with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Affinergy, Inc.
  • Boehringer Ingleheim
  • Grand Rounds
  • Reata
  • Seattle Genetics