Shani S. Saks, DO, MS, FACOI

Cardiology

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Location

Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute
1910 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 266-2200
Fax: (602) 604-5032

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
186 Ratings
59 Comments

Dr. Shani S. Saks joined Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute in September of 2005 following a three-year invasive cardiology fellowship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine, treating conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and general chest pains. Dr. Saks is especially well-versed with acute coronary syndrome, heart block, high blood pressure, and unstable angina.

Dr. Saks received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Saks continued her medical education by completing an internal medicine residency at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, where she served as Chief Medicine Resident. She also holds an undergraduate and Master of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she graduated Cum Laude.

Dr. Saks has received several honors and awards including Intern of the Year, Wayne State University Merit Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholarship and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Fellowship at Wayne State University. Dr. Saks is a Certified Internist by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.

Due to significant and premature heart disease in her own family, Dr. Saks has a strong commitment to patient education, reducing risk of heart disease, preventative medicine and women’s health, and serves as Director of the Women’s Heart and Wellness Program.

Services

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
4.8
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
4.8
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
4.8
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
4.8
Care provider concern for questions/worries
4.9
Patients' confidence in Care provider
4.8
Care provider spoke using clear language

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Aug 12, 2019
Really listened!
Aug 1, 2019
Dr Saks truly cares about her patients, she listens and answers questions
Aug 1, 2019
Olivia is friendly shows she really cares about the patient, always smiling
Jul 31, 2019
seemed to listen well and allowed me to talk and ask questions.
Jul 27, 2019
Dr. Saks is a wonderful doctor.
Jul 26, 2019
excellent customer service
Jul 26, 2019
very professional
Jul 26, 2019
excellent experience, friendly staff
Jul 26, 2019
very concern about your health
Jul 26, 2019
made sure you got all test done at appropriate time and did not sit idle too long
Jul 22, 2019
Dr. Saks has such a beautiful bedside manner.She made me feel so good & at ease.
Jun 27, 2019
I feel listened to. options explained, and her future goals forme were clear. I feel valued as a patient. She is one of the few doctors I have that make me feel that way.
Jun 27, 2019
nice, caring staff and doctors.
Jun 26, 2019
Obviously I trust Dr.Saks with my life and trust her judgment completely.
Jun 19, 2019
Everything is excellent.
Jun 19, 2019
Good experience.
Jun 19, 2019
Good experience.
Jun 13, 2019
All good.
Jun 13, 2019
All good.
Jun 13, 2019
All good.
Jun 13, 2019
All good.
Jun 13, 2019
All good.
Jun 12, 2019
Always a very good experience. Dr. Saks and her assistant are the best!
Jun 12, 2019
I've been a patient of Dr. Saks for many years. Her interest in her patients are tops. I'm very happy with Dr. Saks!
Jun 6, 2019
excellent experience. Treated with respect and kindness.
Jun 6, 2019
Excellent and extremely professional and friendly.
May 21, 2019
good experience
May 21, 2019
Always receive great service from Dr. Sax and Wendy in blood work
May 21, 2019
Great Dr. and service
May 21, 2019
Have already
May 16, 2019
Have been under care of Heart Institute over 15 yrs. - Have keep me alive! God bless you all.
May 15, 2019
I did recommend Dr. Saks to a friend who made an apt.
May 9, 2019
I have always been very happy with Dr. Saks and her staff!
May 9, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Saks.
May 3, 2019
Very Good
May 3, 2019
Very Good
May 3, 2019
Very good.
May 3, 2019
Very good.
May 3, 2019
Very good.
Apr 21, 2019
I am completely satisfied and confident in the are provided by my physician *Dr. Shani Saks.
Apr 18, 2019
She was very attentive and professional
Apr 16, 2019
Very pleasant & took time to explain pros & cons of treatments & medicine.
Apr 16, 2019
Good.
Apr 16, 2019
Good.
Apr 14, 2019
Good
Apr 3, 2019
I couldn't ask for better treatment!
Mar 27, 2019
Dr Saks is professional and shows compassion and understanding to the patients. she listens and explains
Mar 20, 2019
Always recommend and refer to Az. Heart.
Feb 22, 2019
good experience
Feb 22, 2019
Dr. Saks was very good and went out of her way.
Feb 22, 2019
good experience
Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Saks always takes time to listen to any concerns one might have , great Doctor and always very well dressed.
Feb 10, 2019
Dr. Saks always takes time for me, she never seems rushed to me. I read about physicians rushing people but she always takes time and makes sure I don't have any further questions. I always have questions but she never rushes me, she takes time to listen
Jan 24, 2019
Thoroughly excellent visit.
Jan 24, 2019
Dr . Saks is the best . . . !
Jan 15, 2019
I have been a patient there since 1999 and have always liked my care and Dr. Saks is the greatest. She's always been there for me.
Jan 15, 2019
As I said Dr. Saks is the best.
Dec 30, 2018
*Dr. Saks is extremely thorough in explaining my medication needs and my follow up schedule. She does above and beyond to contact and offer to _____ other doctors of mine to induce them in my care plan.
Dec 25, 2018
I really liked how the Doctor explained my treatment and medications to me. I feel as though I better understand them.