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Safwat Shaker


Dr. Safwat Shaker is an internist practicing in Hackensack, New Jersey. Dr. Shaker specializes in the medical treatment of adults. Internists can act as a primary physician or a consultant to a primary physician. They manage both common and rare diseases. Dr. Shaker provides comprehensive care and manages treatment with surgeons as well. Internists establish long-term relationships with their patients and incorporate disease prevention and mental health care into their practice.
28 years Experience
Safwat Shaker
  • Hackensack, New Jersey
  • Albert Einstein School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

My father has a problem with hard stools. Is there a medication for this?

There is many stool softeners but has to have GI work up and blood work

Can diverticulitis be cured?

Yes but needs colonoscopy a month after

How can I control my blood pressure apart from medication?

Yes, it’s possible with lifestyle modification, but it depends on how high the blood pressure is.