Dr. Shmaila Ishaq, MD

Dr. Shmaila Ishaq, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Shmaila Ishaq, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Fatima Jinnah Med Coll Wom in 1995 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

6405 N Federal Hwy

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Ishaq'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.

1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

1  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Fatima Jinnah Med Coll Wom
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • SUNY Downstate Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • SUNY Hsc SUNY Downstate Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ishaq has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ishaq's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ishaq to family and friends
27 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Ishaq's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

She's a no frills, no mess, straight forward doctor. No sugar coating the truth. If a patient follows her advice and does what they are supposed to do, she will help you get better. She helps me. She's helped me. She listens to me and gives me intelligent feedback on my questions. I'm doing...more
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Dr. Ishaq has been my doctor for about 3 years, she was and has been the only doctor that was able to manage to control my thyroid. She is an excellent doctor as well as a human being. I wouldn’t change her for nothing to the point that I travel 2 hours to go see her. Also she has a very nice and...more
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He bedside manner leaves much to be desired. She knows what's she talking about it but seems very bored to share it. She definitely acts like her time is more important than yours. I would look for someone else to treat me if I had to do it all over again. Also, as a new patient I had to wait...more
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First visit to the office, was a 3.5 hour wait. One of the staff members was so incredibly rude, I was disgusted. I had lab work done from my first visit in December. I called several times for the results as I was instructed to do. I was told the Doctor will give me a call, she is the only one...more
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dr.Isgaq is not the problem, is her staff, they don't call when the dr is not going to be there, even thought they provide you with a paper with your next appointment they still argue with you about your appointment not being on that day, they are not friendly or helpful until you loose your...more
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