Dr. Najia Shakoor, MD

Dr. Najia Shakoor, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
44 y/o
(2)

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Dr. Najia Shakoor, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in rheumatology.

University Rheumatologists

1611 W Harrison St Ste 510

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shakoor performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 90% of peers
Arthritis
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Shakoor's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shakoor "A lot of people think of rheumatologists as treating old-age arthritis, but actually, surprisingly, a lot of our patients are very young to middle-age individuals who have diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, vasculitis - as well as we treat older patients who end up getting osteoarthritis. A lot of the conservative approaches actually don't even require medication. So a lot of it may be physical therapy or other lifestyle changes that they can make to help their disease. And I think some patients actually prefer to do many of those things first. They can start from very conservative approaches to then more aggressive approaches, including a whole host of medications. I think that not only have the new medications that have come out over the last ten years made my life easier because I have more to offer my patients, but they've also helped alleviate a lot of the concerns that patients have because we have a lot more options in terms of treating their diseases."
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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

72  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Rush Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shakoor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shakoor's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shakoor to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Shakoor'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

    Under 10 minutes
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