Dr. Simon Shakar, MD

Dr. Simon Shakar, MD

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
(2)
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Dr. Simon Shakar, MD is an advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from St. Joseph University Beirut, Lebanon in 1989 and specializes in advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology and cardiology.

499 E Hampden Ave Ste 300

Englewood, CO 80113

Contact Information

(877) 225-5654

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Congestive Heart Failure
normal
more than 75% of peers
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
normal
more than 65% of peers
Pulmonary Hypertension
normal
more than 61% of peers

Dr. Shakar'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.

2  Specialties

  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • St. Joseph University Beirut, Lebanon
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado (University Hospital) Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shakar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shakar's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shakar to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shakar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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