Dr. William Zaks, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
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Dr. William Zaks, MD
Dr. William Zaks, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Grand Forks, ND. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Zaks is affiliated with Altru Hospital.

Altru Health System Main Clinic

1000 S Columbia Rd

Grand Forks, ND 58201

Contact Information

(701) 780-6000

Dr. William Zaks, MD

Dr. William Zaks, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • 2 More

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Dr. Zaks' Experience

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Dr. Zaks' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

Dr. Zaks does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Dakota.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Other (7/26/2013)
    Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: North Dakota

Education

  • Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital S Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zaks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zaks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zaks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaks to family and friends
1.8
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Zaks' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Mayville, ND |
This doctor acted bored and unbelieving when I came to him. He spoke more with my husband than he did to me about my issues, as though I were a child. He suggested my issues were in my head and that I was depressed. If it were not for the resident/student that accompanied him, he wouldn't have even given acknowledgement to the large lump in my neck! He dismissed it but the student called attention to it. The lump along with the ultrasound images were not enough to cause this man to care.
Dr. Zaks gave me a quick exam, told the medical student he didn't bother to introduce or ask if I was okay with having at my appointment that I was "disappointing and not much to see", gave me a "trashcan diagnosis" (his words) and no treatment. Just maybe exercise will help. (I am 10 pounds overweight and exercise 2-3x/wk.) He suggested weight watchers, which lost half my respect. He then ordered some tests, but had said no matter what they come back as there's no treatment. Waste of time.
in Fargo, ND |
Dr. Zaks has been an amazing doctor and has helped me out most of my life. He has been a fantastic doctor and takes the time to help me when I need it. I highly recommend him for a doctor.
in Grand Forks, ND |
Went out of his way to belittle me and make me feel like what I was dealing with was not at all important to him. Was constantly looking at his watch when I was speaking. He was very condescending and made me feel like it was all in my head, saying that 'maybe it's not actually happening', trying to psych me out. He spent very little time with me and even brought in a medical student to insult me in front of. If you are looking for a new doctor, keep on searching. Do not see Dr. Zaks!
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Dr. Zaks accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Zaks has admitting privileges

Altru Hospital
1200 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201
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