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Shilka S. Babu, M.D.

Specialty Internal Medicine
Degrees M.D.
Areas of Expertise

  • Adult General Internal Medicine

  • Cholesterol Management

  • Diabetes Management

  • Hypertension Management

  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine, eligible 2022
Hospital Affiliation Houston Methodist Hospital
Office 5th Floor
Phone (713) 807-4656
FAX (713) 578-1560

As an internal medicine physician, Dr. Babu sees herself as not only a capable and comprehensive clinician, but also as a considerate patient advocate with emphasis on preventive medicine. She wishes to be a guide to her adult patients though their ever-changing healthcare needs, whether battling a chronic illness, experiencing new or acute symptoms, or keeping up with their annual preventive visits. Her focus will be on convenient patient care combined with up-to-date and evidence based medical treatments.

Dr. Babu’s priority is to emphasize the importance of primary care at every stage of adult life. She will work with her patients to help them be their healthiest by offering annual physical exams, and as necessary on-site 3-D mammograms, bone density studies, cardiovascular studies, and cancer screening. She is trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions. She is skilled in the management of multiple and complicated diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol, as well as treating acute symptoms.

After growing up in New Orleans, Dr. Babu graduated from Tulane University, then received her medical degree at LSU Shreveport, and completed her residency at the UT Medical Branch, Galveston. She was recognized and awarded the Outstanding Clinic Award in Internal Medicine at UTMB, 2022. She is a member of professional organizations such as the American College of Physicians and the Texas Medical Association.

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Medical Education

University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TXInternal Medicine Residency

Louisiana State University School of Medicine - Shreveport, LADoctor of Medicine

Tulane University - New Orleans, LAB.S. - Major: Psychology; Minor: Cell & Molecular Biology; graduated Cum Laude

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