Dr. Shams Shakil, MD

Dr. Shams Shakil, MD

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Dr. Shams Shakil, MD is a hematology specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Chittagong Medical College in 1983 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

800 Rose St

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

(859) 257-6006

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shakil performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Reticulosarcoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
very high
more than 95% of peers
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Shakil's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Chittagong Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Buhmc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shakil has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shakil's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shakil to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Shakil's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Shakil has been one of the most amazing doctors that I have ever met. I have never met a Doctor that could care any more about his patient's well being. I was extremely sad when he notified me that he was moving to New York. He stuck by my side throughout my fight with cancer. He went above and...more
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I believe he's a doctor with good intentions, maybe? I asked him about natural treatments for Cancer, he refused to answer. He wanted to give me the recommend dosage for my illness, which included 6 to 8 treatments. I asked him if I'm cured in 1 or 2 treatments, then why would you poison me with...more
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He is not very good at explaining what is actually going on with your diagnosis and if the results are good or bad. I haven't even been diagnosed with my condition for a year and he already wants to take drastic measures for treatment and has not explored other options. When asked about other...more
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