Dr. Mohammad A. Shakir, MD

Dr. Mohammad A. Shakir, MD

Rheumatology | Male | 47 years old

Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic
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Dr. Shakir specializes in Rheumatology and practices in Chandler, AZ. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Shakir's Reviews

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based on 32 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Shakir
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Shakir's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (32)
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in Queen Creek, AZ |
Dr. Shakir sincerely cares about his patients. He is not there to just give out medication. He thoroughly evaluates your condition and makes sure to coordinate with all your other specialists. It is nice to have someone looking out for you that is more interested in your care than your money.
in Chandler, AZ |
I found Dr. Shakir to be arrogant and dismissive. He made light of my pain and compared me to other patients. After 4 years of being minimally treated for an incorrect diagnosis, I eventually was diagnosed with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis by the Mayo clinic. Unfortunately, the RA progressed while Dr. S. was telling me that I was just getting old. I missed my window of early treatment may early to remission waiting for Dr. S. to take me seriously.
in Phoenix, AZ |
I would not recommend dr Shakir. When I went to see him, he made me feel like he was in a real hurry. I gave him mri results, which included a rheumatic disease (spondyloarthropathy), however because he went through them so fast, he either missed it, or he doesnt treat for that disease, I don't know, because I didn't get to say or ask much. Now I have to see another rheumatologist, because per my primary dr, I need to see a rheumatologist for what I have.
in Chandler, AZ |
DR Shakir is a very caring docter. when you first meet him he seems like a mean person.but once you get to know him he is an okey dr.
in Gilbert, AZ |
Dr Shakir has always been professional, caring and courteous. I've been under his care for several years, and am extremely happy with the level of care he provides. He helps me work with other specialty Doctors I have involved in my case. Wait time has always been short, well below what I've experienced in some other physician offices.
Flagstaff,az |
Not only has he been late to mutiple appointments. Refusing to refill my medication was the last straw I'm going to experienced withdrawal starting tomorrow because my appt isn't to Feb 19th they couldn't refill my medication for the remainder of the days. I am beyond livid I didn't move my appointment this was time given to me at the last appointment. I get my test done on time there is no excuse for this. I do not recommend dr shakir to my enemies.
Mesa, AZ |
Very compassionate. Was able to diagnose my condition when other doctors over the years had been unable to. Getting the diagnosis and being put on the right medication finally gave me some relief.
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  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions


  • Medical School
    Dow Medical College-Karachi

    Graduated in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Arizona

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Shakir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shakir's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Shakir

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Shakir's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Shakir

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients