Dr. Sam Shahem, MD

Dr. Sam Shahem, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sam Shahem, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

10031 4th Ave Ste 1E

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

(718) 921-0120

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas


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Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Yeast Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pap Smear Abnormalities
very high
more than 98% of peers

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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 Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Luth Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Maternal University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Monsour Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shahem has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shahem's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahem to family and friends
based on 30 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. Shahem's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Shahem is an Angel of a doctor. I’m a mother of 2 kids a 15 n a 9 year old. 5 years ago Dr Shahem saved my life when he tested me to have cervical cancer. He didn’t waste any time n he connected me to a wonderful specialist n together they discussed my medical needs. before I knew it I was...more
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Dr. Shahem is the BEST Obgyn! I cannot say enough great things about this guy. He takes time to listen to you, answers your questions and gives you advice. And he's very caring. Wonderful office staff as well!!
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Dr. Shahem is an excellent doctor. he is very caring, kind, knowledgeable and attentive.
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Dr sam is the best but the office stuff so rude and nasty jena and hana so mean always insult the Patient especially with me always fighting and once they cursed me with very bad words can't believe ppl like them work with dr sam !!! Im pregnant every time i go there I feel depression i wish if I...more
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Dr. Shahem delivered my son and I could not be happier with him. IF (G-d willing) we will have another child, i will not think twice of who to go to, to take care of me for 9months and my baby!. He's a doctor from G-d!
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