About the Doctor
Dr. Shakir specializes in treating cancers of the Hepatobiliary tract and pancreas, as well as malignancies of the breast, stomach, colon, thyroid, parathyroid, melanomas and soft tissue sarcomas. He also performs laparoscopic and robotic surgery for a variety of general surgical problems including gallbladder and hernias.
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland.
Colorectal surgery is a field in medicine dealing with disorders of the rectum, anus, and colon. The field is also known as proctology, but this term is now used infrequently within medicine and is most often employed to identify practices relating to the anus and rectum in particular.
Breast-conserving surgery (also called a lumpectomy, quadrantectomy, partial mastectomy, or segmental mastectomy) – A surgery in which only the part of the breast containing the cancer is removed. The goal is to remove the cancer as well as some surrounding normal tissue.
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Patient-Centered Medical Care. Optimized Outcome. Fast Recovery.
Dr. Shakir primary goal is to provide you with the highest level of skilled care and the emotional support you need to be completely comfortable and confident during your procedure and recovery. Patients commonly say, “He is the nicest and most caring doctor I’ve ever seen.” Patients also note how involved he is in their recovery even after their surgery.