Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD

Surgical OncologyMaleAge 38

Dr. Shakir
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Premiere Oncology Consultants PA

18400 Katy Fwy Ste 320 Houston, TX 77094

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Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD is a Surgical Oncology Specialist in Houston, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Houston Methodist West Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shakir to book an appointment.

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    One of the most compassionate doctor we've seen in a long long time. He took the time on 1st visit to explain options. Highly recommend!!!!
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    About Me


    Dr. Murtaza Shakir went to medical school in Pakistan followed by general surgery training in New Mexico and Columbus, Ohio. He did his Surgical Oncology...Read more


    • Surgical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Complex General Surgical Oncology
    • General Surgery


    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Fellowship Hospital
    University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    Aga Khan University Hosp
    Medical School
    Riverside-Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital


    • English
    • Spanish
    • Urdu


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    Dr. Shakir has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    What are Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Shakir frequently treats Appendicitis, Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, and Port Placements or Replacements. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shakir treats.

    Where is Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD's office located?

    Dr. Shakir's office is located at 18400 Katy Fwy Ste 320, Houston, TX 77094. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Dr. Shakir speaks Spanish, Urdu, and English. View profile to see all.

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    No malpractice claims found for Texas
    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. Shakir's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
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    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shakir treats Appendicitis more than 100% of his peers

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

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Chronic Appendicitis
    • Parasitic Appendicitis
    Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shakir performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 98% of his peers

    Dr. Shakir performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

    Port Placements or Replacements

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Shakir performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 86% of his peers

    Dr. Shakir performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Port Removal

    Dr. Shakir's conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Abscess
    • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Appendicitis
    • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Cancer
    • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
    • Cholangiocarcinoma
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Cholelithiasis
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Duodenal Polypectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Fracture
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrotomy
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hernia Repair
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Ileus
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lumpectomy
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Parathyroid Cancer
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pelvic Abscess
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Peritoneal Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Pyloromyotomy
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Rib Fracture
    • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroid Nodule
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair

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    Dr. Shakir accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Superior Health Plan
    Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Coventry Health Care
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    United Healthcare



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