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 41 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Shams' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • 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
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • 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
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • 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
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Swine Flu
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination

About Me

Biography

Dr. Taher Shams, MD is a family medicine specialist in Yucaipa, CA and has been practicing for 41 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
1978
Family Practice Prgm
Residency Hospital
1974
Tanta U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1973
Tanta University, Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
1978
1974
1973

Languages

  • Arabic, Egyptian
  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Shams' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shams

3.6

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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(7)

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He just doesn't care anymore. I'm not sure why he even bothers staying in practice.
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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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Cigna
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Molina Healthcare
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