Dr. Joseph G. Shami, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 63

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Dr. Shami's Experience

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Dr. Shami's Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

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Hackensackumc Mountainside
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503

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Appointments & Offices

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Gastroenterology Associates of NJ
Montclair Office
88 Park St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Gastroenterology Associates of NJ
Woodland Park Office
205 Browertown Rd Ste 204
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
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    Dr. Shami's Experience

    Dr. Shami's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
    • ERCP With Spincterotomy
    • Esophageal pH Monitoring
    • Esophagoscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
    • Manometry
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Puncture Aspiration
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    Dr. Shami says...

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blood Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
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    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Diverticulum
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Hernia
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Liver Damage from Alcohol
    • Malnutrition
    • Mesenteric Panniculitis
    • Nausea
    • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
    • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Reflux Esophagitis
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Viral Hepatitis
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Shami

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • 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

    Catholic University of Sacro Cuore / Faculty of Medicine And Surgery
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    St Josephs Med Ctr
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    St Joseph's Medical Center
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Josephs Med Ctr
    Complete in 1984

    Undergraduate Schools

    St Peter U
    Graduated in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shami & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Shami's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Chilton Medical Center

    • Hackensackumc Mountainside

    • Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center

    • Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 2 reviews

    4 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Clifton, NJ |

    He doesn't rush you out. Answers all your questions. A very patient man. His nurses Luda and Duri were very pleasant and made you feel relaxed.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Mt. Arlington New Jersey |

    Dr. Shami is an excellent gastroenterologist. He was recommended by my personal Physian and I am very satisfied with him.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Associates of NJ
    Montclair Office
    88 Park St
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 233-9559 (Office)
    (973) 233-9660 (Fax)
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    Gastroenterology Associates of NJ
    Woodland Park Office
    205 Browertown Rd Ste 204
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
    (973) 812-5230 (Office)
    (973) 812-5235 (Fax)
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    Gastroenterology Associates of NJ
    Wayne Office
    246 Hamburg Tpke Ste 203
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (862) 336-9988 (Office)
    (862) 336-9987 (Fax)
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