Dr. Rick Shacket, DO

Dr. Rick Shacket, DO

Proctology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
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Dr. Rick Shacket, DO is a proctology doctor who practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Read his story

8752 E Via De Commercio Ste 2

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

(602) 492-9919

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Admar
  • Advantage Care Network (ACN)
  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Affiliated Health Systems
  • 51 More

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Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
more than 75% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
more than 64% of peers
more than 61% of peers

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Dr. Shacket's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shacket " 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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shacket "Same day treatment available. We treat your sensitive problem expertly, with confidentiality & sensitivity."


  • Proctology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*
  • Proctology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Proctology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Cancer
  • Colitis
  • Condyloma
  • Constipation
  • 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
  • Proctitis
  • Prolapse
  • Pruritus
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Pain
  • Warts


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  • 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


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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1 Board Action
  • Unprofessional Conduct (6/8/2017)
    Action Taken: Decree of Censure
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona


  • Hillsdale College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Hillside Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Phoenix General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • American Medical College Of Homeopathy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Desert Institute Of Homeopathy
    Other Education | Completed 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shacket's Reviews

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Dr. Shacket's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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.

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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  • American Benefit
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  • American Community
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  • American Imaging Management (AIM)
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    American Insurance Consultants PPO
  • American International Group (AIG)
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    American Postal Workers Union Health Plan WC
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  • Screen Actors Guild
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    Advantage Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
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Hospitals where Dr. Shacket has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Medical Center
1800 E Van Buren St
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Tempe St. Luke's Hospital
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