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Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 65
Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD
4.7 (213 Ratings)

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Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Hackensack, NJ.
Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD
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Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 65
Hackensack, NJ
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Hackensack, NJ.

About

Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has 42 years experience. They graduated from University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med Cairo Egypt in 1982 and completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center.They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and Holy Name Medical Center. Dr. Shaker has experience treating conditions like Acute Bronchitis and Acute Lower Respiratory Infection among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Shaker received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 213 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Shaker also speaks Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Shaker is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Wellness Examination
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Wellness Examination
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Constipation
Joint Pain
Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
Pharyngitis
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Cardiovascular Disease Counseling
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Acne
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
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Arthritis
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Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bird Flu
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Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chlamydia Infections
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Depression
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Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
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Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
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Fibromyalgia
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Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gout
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Hair Loss
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Heart Disease
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
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Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogonadism
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Influenza (Flu)
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
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Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
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Knee Sprain
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Lipid Disorders
Liver Damage from Alcohol
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Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
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Malnutrition
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Infection
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Osteoarthritis of Foot
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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
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Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
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Postherpetic Neuralgia
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Radiculopathy
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Sarcoidosis
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Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Sickle Cell Disease
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Stye
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Swine Flu
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Tobacco Use Disorder
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Insurance Accepted

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Locations

  1. 1 Xpress Diagnostics Laboratory LLC
    38 Summit Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    13:00 - 20:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 14:00
    Saturday
    08:30 - 13:30
  2. 2 Montclair Family Practice
    230 Sherman Ave Ste A, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
  3. 3 Complete Care At Regent LLC
    50 Polifly Rd, Hackensack, NJ 07601
  4. 4 Shaker Medical Group-hospitalists LLC
    155 Polifly Rd Ste 301, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shaker
4.7
Based on 213 Reviews
5 Stars (194)
4 Stars (2)
3 Stars (2)
2 Stars (4)
1 Star (11)

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Mar 16, 2022
Dr shaker i have went to for many years and he and his children are fantastic. Very caring and compensate, i highly recommend their office and front end excellent especially Monica who i have been dealing with for years, i give them 5 stars.
Michael n Teresa Kernes — Mar 16, 2022
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • We treat all patients,all insurance equally in a caring and compassionate manner.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med Cairo Egypt in 1982. He specializes in Internal Medicine.
Biography
Languages Spoken
Arabic
Spanish
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Internal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University Of Cairo Faculty Of Med Cairo Egypt
    1982
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    1994
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Ass Professor Rutgers
    2015
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Shaker's profile.

Dr. Shaker frequently treats the following conditions: Acute Bronchitis and Acute Lower Respiratory Infection. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and Holy Name Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Safwat Shaker, MD holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hackensack University Medical Center

    30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ

  • Holy Name Medical Center

    718 Teaneck Rd, Teaneck, NJ