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
201 Ratings
32 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.
4.8
Care provider concern for questions/worries
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
4.8
Care provider spoke using clear language
4.8
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
4.8
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
4.8
Patients' confidence in Care provider
4.8
Likelihood of recommending Care provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Mar 19, 2020
Dr. Saks is the best !
Mar 2, 2020
The meeting with the Doctor went very well.
Jan 16, 2020
I've recommended her to family in Phoenix! She is the best I've found in 12 years.
Jan 14, 2020
good experience
Dec 18, 2019
my first visit w Dr Saks,,,,,felt very comfortable w her
Dec 10, 2019
I think she is one of the best cardiologist I have ever seen. I appreciate her demeanor and how she interacts with me. She is very patient. I am HOH and she takes the time to make sure I understand.
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.