Dr. Emil Shakov

Aesthetic Medicine
Freehold, NJ
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

Freehold, NJ

Address

501 Iron Bridge Rd, Ste 9, Freehold, NJ, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
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Fax

(732) 358-0524

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

As a surgeon, I am able to save patients during emergency procedures and help them make the right decision for elective surgery. I offer advanced laparoscopic surgery for complex and simple general surgery. As a weight loss specialist I can offer medical options to treat patients who are over-weight up to and including morbid obesity. As an aesthetic physician, I can help augment problems associated with aging by use of cosmetic procedures.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Aesthetic Medicine

Colon and Rectal Surgery

General Surgery

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

427 Answers
191 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Be prepared: That is a bad combination. Xenical will block fat absorption and you can expect your bowel movement with the oil will be extra greasy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Gain weight: Phentermine is an aid for appetite suppression. This is how you lose weight by eating less. If you eat high calorie junk food you will gain weight.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Set a goal: Calculate your bmr, current weight x 13 and subtract 500 (daily total calories) for every pound of weight you want to lose each week. Do a minimum of... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Your always burning: We all burn calories while sitting still, that is our basal metabolic rate or bmr. When we eat it increases our BMR in order to digest food we burn c... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Good question: No way to do targeted weight-loss without equipment, at least that I am aware of. Plenty of machines can help like rf devices and liposuction, mesoth... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Follicles are pores: The skin pores are actually follicles that have sebaceous glands which can get clogged and appear as acne. The cosmetic industry term is misleading a... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Acne vulgaris: This is hormone related and the stains may be scars. Not sure what you mean by the stains. The acne can extrude sebum. If you pick at them you may ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Moisturizer: Your pimples are likely related to hormonal changes in skin. You should get a good regimen of a cleanser and moisturizer to start with.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
25-40 gram per day: Advantages – reduced risk of most cancers – protective against heart disease – improved lipid profiles – reduced GI problems – reduction in appet... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Not necessarily: With obesity, the estrogen hormone is not balanced leading to infertility. Many women become very fertile and unexpectedly become pregnant after a ba... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Preference: He probably prefers the surgeon to do this over a gastroenterologist. We can do colonoscopy it is just most surgeons don't do it.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Sunscreen: Wear an spf 30 product and avoid the sun.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Many options: Good skin care begins with a good skin cleanser followed by moisturizer. Chemical peels work, microneedling, dermabrasion.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
You could try: a pexy, or suture anchoring, procedure. This may not give you long term results but no mesh involved.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
If you are in pain that causes you to double over than you need to seek emergency care. If you have discomfort than see a surgeon to have your hernia... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Maybe: Could be infectious from c diff. Have that ruled out first. If that is negative you could take immodium or fiber wafers to treat and slow down transi... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
SOD: Sphincter of oddi dysfunction. That is the muscle controls the duct which empties bile from the liver into the intestine. If the gallbladder was remo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Take a urine test: The best way to determine that is to buy a pregnancy test and you will get your answer in a short time. Your symptoms can be related to hypothyroidis... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Calculate BMR: Calculate your BMR and than subtract 500 kcal daily for each pound you want to lose per week.
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A member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Probably no: He sounds very ill and with stage 4 disease not likely anyone will take him for surgery again.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
No: Your bmi is less than 29 and you do not qualify. You need to have a bmi of 35 with medical problems or greater than 40 without any to qualify.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Sebaceous cyst: Likely it is infected and needs to be looked at. Needs antibiotics and possible drainage procedure.
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A male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: When done under supervision of a physician it is safe and you lose only abnormal fat. http://www.prlog.org/12249227-hcg-diet-offered-in-new-jersey.ht... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Furuncle: Can be the beginnings of an infection. An infection here can be dangerous, google fournier's gangrene to see the dangers. If it turns red and starts... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Not usually: C diff affects the colon specifically and not the small intestine. If he had no colon does he have ileostomy? If he has rectum than that can get inf... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Good bowel prep: Otherwise have good family support. I usually have patients take mag citrate 300ml times two starting 12 pm day before on liquid diet, morning of sur... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Absolutely: You must do the diet under supervision of a qualified physician, injectable HCG not drops, and strict adherence to the original 500 calorie diet and n... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
No change: Generally I do not have my patients on any special diet after colon reaction. Just watch out for constipation if you take a lot of pain medications.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: You must follow the diet originally created by dr. Simeon. If you are getting hungry than you are not on real HCG or the proper dose. The only way to ... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: The size and what is protruding through hernia and if the contents get stuck. All these things determine how serious. If it hurts or bothers you or ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
PRP: It is very effective and works wonders. It stimulates healing while cortisone does the opposite.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Body sculpting: Invasive to less invasive procedures can target areas. Liposuction traditional or with combination of laser or ultrasound. Radiofrequency devices ca... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Insulin needle: You should inject near belly button and pinch the skin. The needle should be 30 gauge or smaller. Your physician should explain this to you and you ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
No: The clips are titanium and will not react to the magnets. Rule of thumb is to wait several weeks for the clips to become incorporated so there won't ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Not likely: It was likely from the weight loss. Sometimes it takes as little as 20 pound weight loss to make a woman fertile, this is secondary to the estrogen a... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
They are: And should have been instructed to you by the surgeon. We all have our own preferences for these things. Depends on how extensive and what portion o... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Tenesmus: May need antibiotics or fiber. See your surgeon.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Sure: If you eat more and do less activity you will gain weight. If immediate post op or near surgery time it may be water retention which will eventually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Ignore: Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, how often you need colonoscopy, risks for cancer, medications to help.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Sleep however you can to feel comfortable.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Those are secondary symptoms of cancer if that is the primary cause. You should have regular screenings with colonoscopy if you had a curative resect... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Ignore: The best is a low glycemic index diet. In europe all diabetic patients are on a low glycemic index.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Absolutely: You must do the diet under supervision of a qualified physician, injectable HCG not drops, and strict adherence to the original 500 calorie diet and n... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: Those can be potential harmful as they are hypo pigmented. I would get a biopsy to make sure it is not melanoma.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
No: Abscess can be secondary to a variety of bacteria. They occur when the sebaceous gland becomes obstructed and then bacteria proliferate. Most import... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Vague question: How do you know you have prominent bowel loops unless you had some imaging study to begin with. Ct scan is great for evaluation, but more info needed.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
That's what happens: When you place hydrogen peroxide in contact with a reactive surface. Bumps could be ulcers or acne. The reaction you saw is normal.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Maybe: You may just be experiencing swelling that has caused the retraction on the testicle. It should drop back into place. If it hasn't recovered by arou... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Dilation: Endoscopic dilation is a small possibility but likely you will require surgery.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 19 years experience
Acne vulgaris: Hormonal based. You could try oral contraceptives or spironlactone. See doctor for the best regimen.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Shakov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shakov is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

American University of the Caribbean, St. Maarten
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

CENTRASTATE MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

SOUTHERN OCEAN MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

CENTRASTATE MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

The Youth Fountain

Residency

The Youth Fountain

Awards

May 2006 Best Clinical Vignette, Seton Hall University 17th Annual Research Colloquium
June 2002 Received Honorary Masters of Science degree in Basic Sciences from AUC
Top Aesthetic Medicine Specialist, First Place, National - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
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