Dr. Murray L. Shames, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

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Dr. Shames' Experience

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Dr. Shames' Specialties

Procedures Dr. Shames Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
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Hospital Quality

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Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL 33606

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shames

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Appointments & Offices

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University South FL Medical Grp
University South FL Medical Grp
2 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
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    Dr. Shames' Experience

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2001
    • Vascular Surgery, 2012
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Shames

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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

    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    University Of South Florida
    Complete in 1995

    Residency Hospital

    University Of South Florida
    Complete in 1999

    Fellowship Hospital

    Washington University St Louis
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shames & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Shames' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Tampa General Hospital

    • Florida Hospital Tampa

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shames

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shames to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
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    Dr. Shames' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 8 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shames
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    9 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    9 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    University South FL Medical Grp
    2 Tampa General Cir
    Tampa, FL 33606
    (813) 974-2201 (Office)
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