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Farah Shams, MD

Dr. Shams is an infectious disease doctor in the Greenvale area. She is affiliated with St Francis Hospital and 5 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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13k doctors
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13k doctors
Top 5%
6.4k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more fever patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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18k doctors
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18k doctors
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8.8k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more pneumonia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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21k doctors
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21k doctors
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10k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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268 doctors
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268 doctors
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134 doctors
Dr. Shams saw more phlebitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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19k doctors
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19k doctors
Top 5%
9.3k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more cellulitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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320 doctors
Top 15%
320 doctors
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159 doctors
Dr. Shams saw more cholangitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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9.5k doctors
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9.5k doctors
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4.7k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more sepsis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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658 doctors
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658 doctors
Top 5%
328 doctors
Dr. Shams saw more gangrene patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.3k doctors
Top 15%
2.3k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more cholecystitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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2.9k doctors
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2.9k doctors
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1.4k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more C. diff colitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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1.4k doctors
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1.4k doctors
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692 doctors
Dr. Shams saw more endocarditis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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8.8k doctors
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8.8k doctors
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4.4k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more abscess patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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5.4k doctors
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5.4k doctors
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2.7k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more diverticulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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685 doctors
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685 doctors
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342 doctors
Dr. Shams saw more Lyme disease patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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3.1k doctors
Top 15%
3.1k doctors
Top 5%
1.6k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more kidney infection patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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3.1k doctors
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3.1k doctors
Top 5%
1.6k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more osteomyelitis patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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3.5k doctors
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3.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.8k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more leg ulcer patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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3.5k doctors
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3.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.7k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more pressure ulcer patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
Top 25%
4.8k doctors
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4.8k doctors
Top 5%
2.4k doctors
Dr. Shams saw shingles patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.0k doctors
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3.0k doctors
Top 5%
1.5k doctors
Dr. Shams saw more aspiration patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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5.5k doctors
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5.5k doctors
Top 5%
2.7k doctors
Dr. Shams saw pancreatitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.7k doctors
Top 15%
2.7k doctors
Top 5%
1.3k doctors
Dr. Shams saw venous insufficiency patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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294 doctors
Top 15%
293 doctors
Top 5%
146 doctors
Dr. Shams saw meningitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
5.7k doctors
Top 15%
5.7k doctors
Top 5%
2.8k doctors
Dr. Shams saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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31k doctors
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31k doctors
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15k doctors
Dr. Shams saw type 2 diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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34k doctors
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34k doctors
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17k doctors
Dr. Shams saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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16k doctors
Top 15%
16k doctors
Top 5%
8.2k doctors
Dr. Shams saw sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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17k doctors
Top 15%
17k doctors
Top 5%
8.6k doctors
Dr. Shams saw liver condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Top 25%
2.5k doctors
Top 15%
2.5k doctors
Top 5%
1.2k doctors
Dr. Shams saw HIV patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Shams sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

The Cancer Institute at St Francis Hospital
2200 Northern Blvd
Greenvale, NY 11548
32 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Polish
The Cancer Institute at St Francis Hospital
2200 Northern Blvd
Greenvale, NY 11548
32 miles away
  • Spanish
  • Polish

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Credentials
  • Dow Medical College
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1999

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Infectious Disease

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Shams is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • St Francis Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Cancer Institute at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Glen Cove Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • North Shore University Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • North Shore University Hospital at Syosset
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health First
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MagnaCare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield