Dr. Fariborz Shams, DO

Dr. Fariborz Shams, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Fariborz Shams, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Anaheim, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 and specializes in internal medicine.

515 S Beach Blvd Ste F

Anaheim, CA 92804

Contact Information

(714) 995-7503

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Shams' Experience

Dr. Shams' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shams "As an osteopathic physician and primary care physician, I believe in educating my patients and and treating the body as a whole."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shams does not have any board certifications listed.

251  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Detroit Osteopathic Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Detroit Osteo Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shams has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shams to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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Dr. Shams' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a patient of Dr.Shams for over 10 years. i stop going for about 4 years and had to return to go and see him as i was going to another doctor for over 5 yrs and he could not find out what was wrong missed diagnose me for 4 yrs . Returned to see Dr. Shams and he figured it out in 6 months...more
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Dr shams is great, Doctor with his patients he make sure that we as patients get good care. Great customer service nice and it's a pleasure to speak to them all the times. Dr Shams office returned call back quickly,to make sure we get are needs met. Thank you so much!
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