Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD

Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD

Complex General Surgical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
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Dr. Murtaza Shakir, MD is a complex general surgical oncology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 35 years old.Read his story

920 Frostwood Dr Ste 620

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(713) 772-1200

Insurance Accepted

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

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
high
more than 83% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Shakir's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shakir "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 fellowship at University of Pittsburg Medical Center. He subsequently practiced in Louisiana, where he worked for three years as a General surgeon and a Surgical Oncologist. He moved to Houston to be closer to family and friends. Dr. Shakir specializes in treating cancers of the Hepatobiliary tract and pancreas, as well as malignancies of the breast, stomach, colon, thyroid, parathyroid, melanomas and soft tissue sarcomas. He also performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for a variety of general surgical problems including gallbladder and hernias. Dr. Shakir is board certified in General Surgery as well as Surgical Oncology. Away from work he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, is an avid traveler and enjoys playing squash and cricket."

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Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Shakir does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Aga Khan University Hosp
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of New Mexico Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shakir has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shakir has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shakir's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shakir to family and friends
5.0
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Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Shakir's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

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Dr. Shakir accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shakir has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
23900 Katy Fwy
Katy, TX 77494
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Houston Methodist West Hospital
18500 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77094
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