Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

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Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med Cairo Egypt in 1982 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

38 Summit Ave

Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Dr. Shaker's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Alkalosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arrhythmia Screening
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Bladder Infection
Bladder Scan
Blood Disorders
Blood Draw
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bunion
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
CDL Physical Examination
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Cystic Fibrosis
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Screening
Gout
Hammer Toe
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Simplex Screening
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
HIV Screening
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Influenza (Flu)
Injuries
Insomnia
Intertrigo
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Partial Lung Collapse
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Runner's Knee
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spirometry
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Syphilis Screening
Tension Headache
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Ulcer
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

We treat all patients,all insurance equally in a caring and compassionate manner.

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 2015
    Ass Professor Rutgers
    Fellowship Hospital
    2015
  • 2001
    American College Of Physicians
    Fellowship Hospital
    2001
  • 1994
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1982
    University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med Cairo Egypt
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shaker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shaker

4.8

Based on 199 reviews

5 Stars
93.46733668341709%
(186)
4 Stars
1.0050251256281406%
(2)
3 Stars
0.5025125628140703%
(1)
2 Stars
1.5075376884422111%
(3)
1 Star
3.5175879396984926%
(7)

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Me and My wife been going to Dr. Shaker since 2004. I believe Dr. Shaker is the best Doctor in NJ. Dr. Shaker is knowledgeable and professional. He always listens to my Questions and answers them very thoughtfully. I recommend Dr. Shaker to all. The Nurse and Secretary are courteousness and very...Read More
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Dr. Shaker has been our family doctor for almost 20 years. He is kind, patient and very knowledgeable and professional. He always listens to our questions and concerns and answers them very thoughtfully. I recommend him to everyone. The staff is also very nice.
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I believe that Dr. Shaker, He’s the best Doctor that I have ever been treated with from 2001 until present. I’m so lucky have him as my Primary Doctor & more. His wonderful experiences it’s unmatchable. He really knows how to taking care of his patient. He’ll always call, if my Blood work or...Read More
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Excellent Doctor very attentive.
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Dr. Shaker is an excellent physician. I have been going to him for years now and I have not had one complaint yet. I wish he was open every day of the week though.
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: 8:30am - 1:30pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice Care PPO
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
QualCare
Quality Health Plans
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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