Dr. Murray Shames, MD

Dr. Murray Shames, MD

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Dr. Murray Shames, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1994 and specializes in vascular surgery.

2 Tampa General Cir

Tampa, FL 33606

Contact Information

(813) 974-2201

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shames' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Bypass
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shames performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shames performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shames treats Aneurysm more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shames treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shames treats Thrombosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shames treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Shames' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Laparotomy
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Murray Shames, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1994 and specializes in vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2002
Washington University St Louis
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University Of South Florida
Residency Hospital
1995
University Of South Florida
Internship Hospital
1994
Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
Medical School
2002
1999
1995
1994

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shames

3.2

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Dr. Murray Shames performed a dangerous & extremely difficult surgery on my brother at TGH January 16th 2018..He removed a leaking abdominal aortic stent graft he put in around 2011...The surgery failed as 3 days later my brother had peritonitis due to a fissure in the intestinal area that wasn’t...Read More
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Does not show any care about patient.
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To be clear let me state that despite having a scheduled, confirmed, new patient appointment; one that I had appropriate medical records transferred to his office for and that I was on time for, Dr. Shames was not present in any capacity to participate in the experience I had at his office. This...Read More
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This man is a butcher! He has ZERO compassion and could care less about the pain and suffering his incompetence has caused. He performed a femoral artery bypass last year and it left me with horrible scars damaged nerves - constant pain - badly swolen ankle ( only AFTER the surgery) The...Read More
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Dr. shames did my vascular vein leg surgery on December 11, 2015 He was Excellent and surgery went Great! My lower leg looks great...what a difference!
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