Dr. Taher Shams, MD

Dr. Taher Shams, MD

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Dr. Taher Shams, MD is a family medicine specialist in Yucaipa, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Tanta University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in family medicine and general medical practice.

34675 Yucaipa Blvd Ste 110

Yucaipa, CA 92399

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Molina Healthcare
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Dr. Shams' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Asthma
Back Pain
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bronchitis
Cellulitis
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diarrhea
Dizziness
Drug Abuse
Ear Disorders
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Erectile Dysfunction
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
High Cholesterol
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypothyroidism
Infectious Diseases
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Pap Smear
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vertigo
Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Taher Shams, MD is a family medicine specialist in Yucaipa, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Tanta University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in family medicine and general medical practice.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

Education

  • Ghurduga Hosp ,Ghurduga , Red Sea Province , Egypt
    Residency Hospital
  • 1984
    Martin Luther King Hosp-Drew Med Sch
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1978
    Family Practice Prgm
    Residency Hospital
    1978
  • 1974
    Tanta U Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Tanta University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1973

Languages

  • Arabic, Egyptian
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Shams' Reviews

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3.8

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5 Stars
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1 Star
30%
(6)

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I've patient of Dr Shams for several years. He is a rare see who genuinely cares for me & my complex health issues. He's always very informative,& although he makes sure to be sure that a treatment is right for me, he ALWAYS makes sure that I'm safe & healthy. I have recommended folks to his...Read More
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All of these reviews are non sense. Dr. Shams is very knowledgeable and understanding, he addressed my concerns very well and answered the questions that I had. The staff are great, they go beyond what is expected and worked with me when I had to reschedule my appointment. I also received status on...Read More
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I would not hesitate to refer any friends & family to Dr. Shams. He's very knowledgeable and professional (and his office gals are great!), but he also reminds of an old-fashioned Country Doctor, who really cares about the life, health, and personal welfare of his patients. He'll always take the...Read More
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As caring and compitent, he has helped me get back to living life more than 6 times i can remember. Some other health care is trying to buy it out but please don't let that happen! Don't let this big corrorporation put him out of business, leave true honest reviews unlike the competition has been...Read More
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Dr. Shams is an amazing doctor!! VERY compassionate and really listens to the issues that you are there for. I have never had a bad visit in his office. The staff at his clinic try their hardest to get everyone the attention they need at the time they need it! If you are looking for a new doctor...Read More
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Power Select HMO
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Blue Card PPO
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Cigna
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Molina Healthcare
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