Dr. Safwat Shaker is the senior physician and senior partner in the practice. He was a solo practictioner for 26 years before his two sons, Drs. Mina and David Shaker, joined his practice. He graduated from medical school in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his training in internal medicine at Bronx Lebanon Medical Center. After his training, he started his practice in North Bergen, before transitioning to his practice in Hackensack.
Over the last 26 years, he has held positions including Rehabilitation Medical Director, Director of HIV Clinic, Associate Professor at Rutgers School of Medicine, Associate Professor at Seton Hall University School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and he been named as one of "America's Top Docs," 3 years in a row.
Dr. Safwat Shaker believes that the job of a physician is not only to heal, but to comfort; caring for a patient through all phases of his/her illness, has always been his priority.