Board-certified Family Medicine physician, Shamala Mohanasundaram, MD, aka Dr. Shamala enjoys providing top-notch care for the entire family at her private practice in Los Gatos, California. Dr. Shamala practices evidence-based and conservative medicine and has extensive experience and education.
After receiving her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from J.J.M. Medical College in Davangere, India, Dr. Shamala completed her family practice medical residency at Texas Tech University and Health Science Center in Amarillo, Texas.
Ever-evolving her knowledge and education, Dr. Shamala stays active in her field. She is a Board Certified Family Physician.
Dr. Shamala offers a wide spectrum of effective and personalized services, such as annual wellness visits, Pap smears, vaccinations, physical exams for school and sports, referral for mammograms and bone scans, and smoking cessation and counseling.
Dr. Shamala orders comprehensive blood and urine testing, imaging and scans, does in-house testing for the flu and strep, in-house EKG, and has a facility for X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs within the building
Urgent care is delivered with a friendly smile. Dr. Shamala treats non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries in adults and children. She’s well-trained in various in-office procedures, such as electrocautery or chemical cautery, excision of benign skin lesions, trigger point injections, incision and drainage of abscess or a minor hematoma evacuation, and toe nail removal. She also performs certain ENT (ear, nose, and throat) procedures, such as the removal of a foreign body from the nose and ear or a bifid earlobe repair.
Dr. Shamala is highly adept with the impressive and advanced Cynosure® technology and provides the WarmSculpting with SculpSure® treatment to zap away unwanted stubborn fat pockets. Dr. Shamala understands that expert medical care isn’t just about enhancing physiology; it’s about boosting confidence and quality of life.
Dr. Shamala believes patient education, routine screenings and checkups, and empathic preventive care are the keys to optimizing health and wellness and living a healthy lifestyle. She encourages patients to be proactive and reactive when it comes to health care.
"Dr. Shamala is very knowledgeable and a caring doctor. She makes us feel secured. She is reliable with her kindness, vast knowledge and prompt actions."
"Dr. Shamala has a wonderful personality which makes her easy to talk to. She takes her time to hear your concerns and will educate you with good knowledge and direction"
"Dr. Shamala is very well informed and her bedside manner is the best I've seen in years. She really cares about her patients, as she takes a personal interest in them."