Dr. James Shammas, MD

Dr. James Shammas, MD

Neurology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. James Shammas, MD is a neurology specialist in Ridgewood, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1990 and specializes in neurology.

1200 E Ridgewood Ave Ste 208

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Contact Information

(201) 444-0868

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Nerve Disorders
normal
more than 83% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 79% of peers
Alzheimer's Disease
normal
more than 66% of peers

Dr. Shammas's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

53  Conditions Treated

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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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Mt Sinai School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Luke's Roosevelt H Roosevel
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shammas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shammas' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shammas to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Shammas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Arrogant, rude, dismissive, stereotypes mid-aged women as depressed, poor listener. My severe symptoms I told him: (memory loss, headaches, eye pain, incontinet, behavior change, extreme fatigue) -- his only advice was to offer pain meds (I said NO). His report given to me said "Patient needs a...more
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How can you give someone a diagnosis of something serious and then refer them to a colleague in your practice who has a first available appointment of more than a month later? Going elsewhere...
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Very compassionate and thorough..
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I have been seeing Dr. Shammas as a patient for 25 years. I suffer from Cluster Headaches. He is the most caring, knowledgeable doctor I have ever met. He reaches out to me from time to time to see how I am doing. If a new medication comes out, he contacts me to let me know about it. He goes above...more
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I would recommend him. Very knowledgeable and explains everything. Great doctor overall and very helpful. He did my spinal tab for example and I had no pain or complications and explained everything through the process. I would recommend him.
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