Dr. Wisam Zakko, MD

Dr. Wisam Zakko, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Wisam Zakko, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

2021 E Commercial Blvd Ste 202

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 202-7850

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Zakko'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

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

77  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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.

Education

  • University Of Baghdad, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Med City Teaching Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Conn Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Med City Teaching Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Conn Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zakko has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zakko's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zakko to family and friends
37 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Zakko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

I was in constant fear of getting food lodged in my esophagus for 10yrs +. I saw a doctor when I first started having these problems. He told me nothing could be done,chew my food,drink a lot when eating. If I still had issues would put me on steroids, that was a last resort & I didn't want that....more
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Dr Wisam Zakko has been my doctor for about 20 years...He is amazing...gentle and great at what he does.....since I am seeing him, my colonoscopies and endoscopies have all been painless during and after procedures . I had a friend go to him and he said he never had a painless colonoscopy like...more
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Routine colonoscopy appointment took over a month to schedule. I arrived 30 minutes in advance as instructed to complete paperwork. I waited over an hour after the appointment time for initial consultation. Actual colonoscopy could not be scheduled for over a month from consultation. First...more
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As long as you have very good insurance and aren't actually ill, he may be a good doctor. However, after a Colonoscopy and Endoscopy, my follow up appointment was CANCELLED by his office, after THEY scheduled if because he was "on vacation". Hmmm....wouldn't you know that prior? Also,...more
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Dr. Zakko is five stars in my book. He is extremely knowledgeable and I trust him and his ability to make the decision for my health. His staff especially Lisa his nurse is five stars too
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