Dr. I J Shaker MD, FACS, FAAP
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery770 Pine St Suite 300 Macon GA, 31201
Dr. Issam Shaker practices Pediatric Surgery in Macon, GA. Dr. Shaker treats children who have an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery. Some of the surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Dr. Shakerdiagnoses, treats, and manages childrens surgical needs such as abnormalities of the groin in childhood and, surgical repair of birth defects, surgical care of tumors, transplantation operations, and endoscopic procedures.
Education and Training
Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med, Baltimore Md 1967
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1967
Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS
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Get to know Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Issam Shaker, who serves patients in Georgia.
A seasoned pediatric surgeon, Dr. Shaker is affiliated with Atrium Health Navicent Pediatric Surgical Associates in Macon, Georgia.
The physicians at Pediatric Surgical Associates have over 70 years of combined pediatric surgical experience. Their practice specializes in the unique surgical problems that occur in children, with an emphasis on providing the best clinical care in a family centered atmosphere. They strive to explain conditions and procedures to both their young patients and their parents in easily understandable terms. Their pledge is to make every child and every family feel as if they are their only patients.
Back in the early days of his academic career, Dr. Shaker graduated with his medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1967, and completed his residency in general surgery at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1973, serving his chief residency with a focus on thoracic surgery. He then went on to complete his fellowship in pediatric surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1975. Later, he obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler School of Business in 2001.
An authority in her field, the doctor is board-certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
Maintaining fellowship status, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).
As for his academic appointments, Dr. Shaker is the Milford B. Hatcher Professor of Surgery, Chair of the Department of Surgery, and Program Director of the General Surgery Residency Program at the Mercer University School of Medicine.
Pediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Pediatric surgeons are trained as general surgeons who then go on to get specialty training to perform surgery on children and neonates with various congenital and oncologic issues.
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