Dr. Joseph Shaker, MD

Dr. Joseph Shaker, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Joseph Shaker, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and endocrinology & metabolism.

9200 W Wisconsin Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 805-3666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaker "Dr. Shaker is one of six physicians joining the Medical College s full-time faculty who was previously a member of Midwest Endocrinology Associates/ the only private practice in Wisconsin to ever be recognized in the nation s top 50 endocrinology departments by U.S. News & World Report. He comes to the Medical College from Idaho Endocrinology and Boise State University/ where he served as a staff endocrinologist and adjunct professor of biology since 2007. Prior to that appointment/ he was at the Endocrine and Diabetes Center of St. Luke s Medical Center in Milwaukee for 20 years and was chairman of the section of endocrinology and metabolism at St. Luke s from 1999 to 2007. Dr. Shaker was a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine for four years/ and is a co-founder of the Wisconsin Bone Club/ an annual two-day meeting that features speakers and attendees in the fields of endocrinology and rheumatology in addition to other specialists interested in bone and calcium disorders. He has authored or co-authored 35 journal articles and 27 scientific abstracts. His research interests include high or low blood calcium and parathyroid disorders/ osteoporosis associated with intestinal disease or surgery/ and calcium and bone disorders. Dr. Shaker is a member of the editorial boards of Endocrine Practice and the Journal of Clinical Densitometry. He is on the board-of-directors of the Paget Foundation for Paget s Disease of Bone and Related Disorders as well as the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD)."
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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

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  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Penn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Shaker, MD
I accompanied my son on an evaluation visit provided by Dr. Shaker and was impressed immediately with his previous knowledge of my son's chart, his detailed listening and question asking as he took a thorough medical history before moving on to the exam and other results. He had a solid plan for...Read More
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