Dr. Felix Shamash, MD

Dr. Felix Shamash, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Felix Shamash, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lakewood, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

26 Pine Blvd

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Contact Information

(732) 364-1010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shamash performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 82% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 71% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shamash "Provide excellent, and compassionate surgical care."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

7

Procedures

  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.

Education

  • Middlebury College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Fell Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Li Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shamash has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shamash's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shamash to family and friends
4.3
based on 14 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shamash's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Lakewood NJ
He saved my life when I was brought into Kimbal medical center, my gallbladder was badly diseased and within a very short time I would be dead. He saved my life under extremely difficult circumstances. I would trust him again with my life.
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