Dr. Fariborz Shams, DO

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Male • Age 53

515 S Beach Blvd Ste F
Anaheim, CA 92804
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Dr. Shams' Experience

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Dr. Shams' Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Ahmc Anaheim Regional Medical Center
1111 West la Palma Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801
West Anaheim Medical Center
3033 West Orange Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92804

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shams

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Anaheim Family Medical Center
Anaheim Family Medical Center
515 S Beach Blvd Ste F
Anaheim, CA 92804
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    Dr. Shams' Experience

    Dr. Shams' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    Procedures Dr. Shams Performs

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    • Diabetes
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Shams

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Detroit Osteopathic Hosp
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Detroit Osteo Hosp
    Complete in 1994

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California Irvine
    Graduated in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shams & Staff

    • English
    • Farsi
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shams' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Shams has admitting privileges:

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    • Ahmc Anaheim Regional Medical Center

    • West Anaheim Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shams

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shams to family and friends

    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Shams' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    10 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shams
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Shams accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    • MultiPlan
    • United Healthcare
    • WellPoint
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    Office Locations

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    Anaheim Family Medical Center
    515 S Beach Blvd Ste F
    Anaheim, CA 92804
    (714) 995-7503 (Office)
    (714) 995-7743 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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