Dr. Rick Shacket, DO

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Dr Rick Shacket PLLC 8752 E Via De Commercio Ste 2 Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Get Directions
Dr. Rick Shacket, DO
Dr Rick Shacket is a board certified specialist; certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Proctology, the American Board of Laser Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Shacket received a Bachelors Degree from Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, Michigan. He received his Medical Degree from the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, in Pomona, California. He received postdoctoral training in homeopathic medicine from the American Medical College of Homeopathy, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is dually licensed by the State of Arizona as a Doctor of Medicine (Homeopathic), and as an Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon. Dr. Shacket completed a medical internship at Hillside Hospital, in San Diego, California. Dr. Shacket completed a proctology residency program affiliated with Phoenix General Hospital in Arizona, where he received specialty training in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, genital diseases, and anal rectal surgery. Dr. Shacket served on the Clinical Faculty of the Abrazo Central Campus Family Medicine Residency program, from 2012-2015. He was a Principal Investigator for nine pharmaceutical and medical device research studies, from 1998 to 2014. He served as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Education at Midwestern UniversityArizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, where he lectured medical students on the diagnosis and treatment of colon, rectal, and anal genital disorders, in 2007. Dr. Shacket was featured in the Phoenix Magazine 2008 Top Doctors issue for his work in Phlebology. Dr. Shacket is a national lecturer on the subject of proctology and hemorrhoids. He is the author of a medical textbook on the "Electric Treatment of Hemorrhoids", and of numerous articles that have appeared in medical publications and newspapers throughout the country. Dr. Shacket is from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He has four children, and lives in Phoenix, Arizona and La Jolla, California.

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Scottsdale Vein & Proctology Center8752 E Via De Commercio Ste 2
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
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Patients tell us that we have the highest online patient satisfaction rating of any Board Certified Proctologist or Colon & Rectal Surgeon in Arizona.

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               Dr Rick Shacket is a board certified specialist; certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Proctology, the American Board of Laser Surgery, and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Shacket received a Bachelors Degree from Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, Michigan. He received his Medical Degree from the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, in Pomona, California. He received postdoctoral training in homeopathic medicine from the American Medical College of Homeopathy, in Phoenix, Arizona. He is dually licensed by the State of Arizona as a Doctor of Medicine (Homeopathic), and as an Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon.

               Dr. Shacket completed a medical internship at Hillside Hospital, in San Diego, California. Dr. Shacket completed a proctology residency program affiliated with Phoenix General Hospital in Arizona, where he received specialty training in colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, genital diseases, and anal rectal surgery. Dr. Shacket served on the Clinical Faculty of the Abrazo Central Campus Family Medicine Residency program, from 2012-2015. He was a Principal Investigator for nine pharmaceutical and medical device research studies, from 1998 to 2014. He served as a Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Clinical Education at Midwestern UniversityArizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, where he lectured medical students on the diagnosis and treatment of colon, rectal, and anal genital disorders, in 2007.

               Dr. Shacket was featured in the Phoenix Magazine 2008 Top Doctors issue for his work in Phlebology. Dr. Shacket is a national lecturer on the subject of proctology and hemorrhoids. He is the author of a medical textbook on the "Electric Treatment of Hemorrhoids", and of numerous articles that have appeared in medical publications and newspapers throughout the country. Dr. Shacket is from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He has four children, and lives in Phoenix, Arizona and La Jolla, California.

    Dr. Shacket's Care Philosophy

    Same day treatment available. We treat your sensitive problem expertly, with confidentiality & sensitivity.

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    30-Years Experience. Board Certified in Both Laser Surgery & Proctology

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    Dr Rick Shacket is the only Board Certified Proctologist in the State of Arizona.

    The practice of Proctology consists of the treatment of diseases and conditions originating within or affecting the anus, rectum, perianal and perirectal areas, and related or complicating conditions, including colonoscopy procedures. Proctology is a shortage specialty, and there is not a Board Certified Proctologist in most cities.

    A Proctologist is "more specialized" than a Colon & Rectal Surgeon. Whereas the Proctologist spends 95% of his or her time treating anal and rectal diseases - the Colon & Rectal Surgeon spends most of his or her time treating colon diseases, and performing major-surgery, such as removing colorectal cancer and other tumors through small incisions in the abdomen.

    Dr Shacket utilizes the most sophisticated technology to diagnose and treat anal, rectal, and colon diseases. He uses laser surgery and high-resolution colonoscopy & anoscopy to diagnose and treat colon polyps, hemorrhoids, and HPV related warts & neoplasia. In most cases we can give you the service or procedure you need on the same day as your initial visit.

    Dr. Shacket says...

    Patients tell us that we have the highest online patient satisfaction rating of any Board Certified Proctologist or Colon & Rectal Surgeon in Arizona.

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

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Proctology
    •  Board certified in Family Practice and Proctology
    •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  Board actions found

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      • Unprofessional Conduct (6/8/2017)
      • Action Taken: Decree of Censure
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    • Family Practice
    • Proctology

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Acid Reflux
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal Itch
    • Anal Warts
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Cancer
    • Colitis
    • Condyloma
    • Fissures
    • Fistula
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Genital Warts
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • IBS Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • IBS Associated With Pain Disorders
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Pilonidal Cyst
    • Proctalgia
    • Proctitis
    • Prolapse
    • Pruritus
    • Pruritus Ani
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Rectal Diseases
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Warts

    Education

    • Medical School
      Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Hillside Hospital

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Phoenix General Hospital

      Completed in 1988

    • Fellowship Hospital
      American Medical College of Homeopathy

      Completed in 2001

    • Undergraduate School
      Hillsdale College

      Graduated in 1976

    • Other Education
      Desert Institute of Homeopathy

      Completed in 2000

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Proctology
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Family Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Anal Repair
    • Anoscopy
    • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
    • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
    • Colon Cancer Screening
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Electrosurgery
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Esophagogastroscopy
    • Esophagoscopy
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoid Removal
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Joint Fusion
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    • Laser Surgery
    • Pap Smear
    • Rectal Surgery
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Sphincterotomy