Dr. Joseph G. Shami, MD

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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 61

205 Browertown Rd Ste 204
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
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Dr. Shami:

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Dr. Shami's Experience

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Dr. Shami's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main Street
Paterson, NJ 07503
Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shami

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey, LLC
205 Browertown Rd Ste 204
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
127 Pine St
Montclair, NJ 07042
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    Dr. Shami's Experience

    Dr. Shami's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology

    Board Certifications

    • Gastroenterology
    • Internal Medicine
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    • 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
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
    • Manometry
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colitis
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colon Disorders
    • Colon Polyp
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulum of Esophagus
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysentery
    • Dysphagia
    • Enteritis
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophageal Ulcer
    • Esophageal Varices
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    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hepatitis
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Hepatitis C
    • Hepatorenal Syndrome
    • Ileus
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Malnutrition
    • Mesenteric Panniculitis
    • Pancreatitis
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • 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
  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. Shami's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Shami has admitting privileges:

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    • Hackensackumc Mountainside

    • Chilton Medical Center

    • Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center

    • Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital

  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. Shami

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shami to family and friends

    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Shami's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shami
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    below
    national average

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
    Gastroenterology Associates of New Jersey, LLC
    205 Browertown Rd Ste 204
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
    (973) 812-5230 (Office)
    (973) 812-5235 (Fax)
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    Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
    127 Pine St
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 233-9559 (Office)
    C
    Gastroenterology Assocs NJ
    246 Hamburg Tpke Ste 203
    Wayne, NJ 07470
    (862) 336-1693 (Office)
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    Dr. Shami's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Shami
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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