Dr. Kenath Shamir, MD

Dr. Kenath Shamir, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kenath Shamir, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

1030 President Ave Ste 1001

Fall River, MA 02720

Contact Information

(508) 730-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Shamir's Experience

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Dr. Shamir's 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
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Shamir's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shamir "I am a Trustee for the Massachusetts Medical Society, in addition to being a member of the Bristol South District of Massachusetts Medical Society, I was President for the past two years. I am also a past chairman and co-chairman of Southcoast Pharmacy division, and past chairman of the Department of Medicine at Charlton Memorial Hospital. I also speak Hebrew. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shamir "As a Southcoast Health physician, I believe in patient-centered care. I am committed to partnering with you to deliver safe and compassionate care in a comfortable environment. I believe in listening to you and understanding your concerns, respecting your unique needs and delivering you the highest quality of care. I will work closely with you to create a personal care plan that meets your needs and utilizes the depth of my training and our resources here at Southcoast Health to effectively deliver high quality care. As a Southcoast Health physician, I commit to deliver you More than medicine."
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Cryosurgery
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Mich Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Mich Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shamir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shamir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shamir to family and friends
2.4
based on 18 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shamir's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

Eager to push meds even when seemingly not necessary. definitely a "system guy", asks lots of questions about seat-belts, guns, state of mind. Dislike very much, probably my worst primary care physician yet.
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been taking anti inflammatory medicine for almost 4 weeks now for a pinched nerve problem, Dr shamir got upset because he said i wasnt following his exact instructions to take full dosages of the antiinflamatory,i explained to him they make me feel lousy,i also explained to him in the past ive had...more
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Dr. Shamir does not want to listen to anything you have to say. He comes across as arrogant and he can be rude. I do think that his knowledge of medicine is good but his bedside manner is poor. He needs to be reminded of my medical picture even though I have been going to him for years.
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He is the rudest, most unfriendly doctor I have ever met. I took my 96 year-old mother to see him today. She has dementia, can't remember what she ate 5 minutes after eating and this guy would NOT talk to me or listen to me, but directed all questions to her, and this so-called doctor thought she...more
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Was not on top of my information. Completely ignored information I was telling him. Failed entirely to even inquire about a persisting medical issue which was the specific reason for a follow up I was there for. Not to mention the failures on the part of his staff handling my medication...more
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