Dr. Rick Shacket, DO

Dr. Rick Shacket, DO

Proctology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Rick Shacket, DO is a proctology specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences in 1983 and specializes in proctology, family medicine, and more.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
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Top Care Areas

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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."

3  Specialties

  • Proctology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Family Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shacket to family and friends
14 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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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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