Dr. Faiz Shakir

Gastroenterology
Sandy, UT
14 years experience male

Locations

Alta view Gastroenterology

Sandy, UT

Address

Sandy, UT
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

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Board Certified in Gastroenterology

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.

Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: Utah

Doctor Q&A

329 Answers
202 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Upper endoscopy: If not feeling well, go to the ER. Please get an upper endoscopy asap. You may want to start prilosec 20mg daily until then.
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A female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Not enough info: Unfortunately, there is not enough information to know whether this is just constipation or something else. It would be best if you see a doctor if yo ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Wilsons disease: There are medications that chelate copper - see this article for details: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/183456-treatment In addition, certain ... Read More

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Dec 16, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I do still see blood in my stool. The stomach shows Gastritis bleeding etc but no ulcers or any cause found. I do not have Anemia. I am at a loss, and no health professi...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! She is on Xifaxan and has been off and on for 3-4 years. Worked better early but not so much now. In addition it is very expensive, 400 for 10 day supply. She has been d...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much. I had never heard of esophageal hypersensitivity. Sounds a bit like me. I am sensitive and bipolar w/anxiety. I would like to ask you some questions ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OK
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

O U MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2009

Affiliations

Intermountain Alta View Specialty Center
American Gastroenterlogy Association
American Society Of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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