Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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

Contact Information

(201) 343-6360

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 21 More

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Dr. Shaker's Experience

Dr. Shaker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Shaker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaker "Clinical Assistant Professor. Rutgers School of Medicine Assistant Professor.Seton Hall Meridian medicsl School Fellow of American College of Physicians since 2001 Senior Attending at Hackensack University Medicsl center New Jersey Top Doc 2017"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaker "We treat all patients,all insurance equally in a caring and compassionate manner."

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

228  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bladder Scan
  • Blood Draw
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Spirometry
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaker to family and friends
194 total reviews (48 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (194)

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  • 1

Dr. Shaker'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

Patient Comments (48)

Excellent , knowledgeable Doctor , great office.I recommend to all my family and freinds
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Parking is difficult, staff is rude, office is dated, and the doc himself is so cheap that he turns off his fax machine and won't mail anything to his patients (is postage that big of an expense?). Overbooks patients, but so does everyone else. About the only positive I experienced was relative...more
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Dr. Shaker He’s the best of the best Doctor I have ever seen. I’m under his care since 2001 & I feel lucky that friend of mine told me to go there. He cares about his patients and gives an excellent treatment and care. I feel comfortable talking to him and tell him everything about my health...more
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great compassionate knowledgeable doctor
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Dr. Shaker is patient and efficient. He answered all of my questions and remained with me as long as I needed to feel comfortable. His staff is kind and reliable. It’s overall a great visit to the doctor.
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