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Annual Pap Smear / GYN Exam
110 East 40th St., Suite 801, New York, NY, 10016
115 East 67th St., Suite 1A, New York, NY, 10065
903 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 10065

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Dr. Shams received her Bachelor in science degree in Biology with minor in chemistry from Montclair State University in 2007. She earned her doctorate in medicine degree from at St George’s University in 2012. Subsequently, Dr. Shams completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Monmouth Medical Center where she trained in minimally invasive surgery including robotics.

Dr. Shams was chosen as administrative chief resident during her final year and has received multiple awards highlighting her accomplishments during her residency training. She joins the 67th St Ob/ GYN clinical team serving women's need and providing personalized care in Upper East Side, Manhattan.

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Dr. Shams is absolutely wonderful. She is kind, helpful and extremely knowledgable. She makes the entire process easy and low stress. Would HIGHLY recommend.

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Dr. Shams was caring, thorough, professional and personable. I appreciate that she spent considerable time with me and didn't rush me through the appointment.

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Dr. Shams is very down to earth and makes you feel comfortable immediately.

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Dr Shams was absolutely lovely- kind , informative and put me at ease right away. She is great!

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Empathetic and patient. Walked me theough everything with a kind demeanor.

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It was a good first visit. The assistants were professional and friendly. Dr. Shams is also very professional and was able to answer all our concerns.

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I already recommended her to my friend, she was the ultimate profession!

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Dr Shams was very professional and explained each procedure to me in detail and the reason for the procedure during my appointment. Highly recommend!

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Dr. Shams was a referral by a friend of mine -- and I loved her! She was very sweet, followed up like she promised, and was very relaxed (in a good way). l'd highly recommend!

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It was my first time having an appointment with Dr. Shams and it went great. I did wait around 30 minutes after my appointment time to be seen, but I didn't mind. She's so friendly and I'll definitely be making her my permanent doctor.

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Wonderful doctor, kind, caring, knowledgeable, and very thorough. I am staying with her for life.

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Wonderful! Highly recommend

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Dr. Shams was great! Be prepared to wait but she's totally worth it!

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highly recommend Dr S!

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Dr. Shams is lovely, and very knowledgeable. She was warm while still being professional, and had all of the answers to my questions. I highly recommend her!!

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Absolutely loved the doctor and the staff. Everyone was very pleasant, professional, and knowledgeable. After a number of terrible experiences with other ob/gyns in the area I am so thrilled I found Dr. Shams.

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Doctor Shams was so thorough and kind. First time I've felt really cared for at an OBGYN. She asked important questions that other docs dismiss and took the time to explain things in a way I understood.

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She was very friendly, made me feel very comfortable and answered all of my questions. Highly recommend her.

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Front desk was nice. The medical assistant who took my health stats (weight, BP, etc) was not friendly and just seemed to follow a routine rather than read the results and convey it with the patient. I wanted to ask her to redo my BP measurement (after reading the result upside down from the machine) since it was unusually high. Also, I wasn't calm enough at intake time because she had me move around the room as I hadn't gotten myself acquainted to where I'm supposed to sit and deposit my heavy winter coat. Dr. Shams is very knowledgeable and friendly. She provided me with adequate health education regarding my health, and I felt comfortable reporting my health concerns.

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She's great and very personable, thorough and detailed

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What can I say, I am quite pleased with my overall visit with Dr. Shams and her entire staff. They were very polite and courteous from the time I entered the office. Dr. Shams come out and greeted me with a smile and led me to her office for a consultation. There she asked all the right question and explained in depth my next step for my present and future visits. The office itself is beautiful, clean and well kept. I would definitely recommend Dr. Shams and her staff to family and friends!

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Honestly, my appointments with Dr. Shams have been simply wonderful! She's attentive to my needs and never leaves me feeling: "Oh, am I the crazy one for worrying about this..."

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First time patient and was seen right away! Seemed very concerned with my medical history and my well-being as a patient. Would highly recommend.

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Dr, Shams is a caring, respectful and diligent doctor. She was very understanding of my needs, which is so important when you see an gynecologist.

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Professional and passionate. I used to dread going to my GYN until I met Dr. Shams. She makes me feel at ease and the pap smear is painless and quick. Highly recommend!

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She was absolutely wonderful! Highly recommend her.

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The overall office and appointment experience was less than satisfactory. Having my appointment at 12, my vitals weren't taken until 12:50 and I didn't see a doctor until well after 1. They stated the reasoning being an absent nurse and I understand things can happen, but acknowledgement of this issue would have allowed me to avoid missing work and wasting my time. I am disappointed.

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Dr. Shams is a dream come true. She is very thorough and understanding.

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Love her! She's so sweet and has a lot of knowledge, I'm so glad I found dead her :-)

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Very warm and friendly and patient.

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Dr. Shams is warm, lovely, knowledgeable, and patient. I am a fan after first visit. She took time to answer all my questions and to explain all alternatives. Her recommended re-visits are reasonable and not intended to charge more fees.

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This review is about Dr. Shams herself, not about the receptionists. She is absolutely amazing, because of a scheduling mix-up, I had to leave the office and come back 3 hours later (which is not Dr. Shams's fault at all). She personally apologized for the delay and explained the situation to me. She is very professional, very caring and very patient when I asked her all the questions. The exam itself was easy and painless. As a young female herself, Dr. Shams is very personable and relatable, and not judgmental at all, which made my gyno appointment much easier. Definitely highly recommend!

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Dr. Shams was great, professional, kind and she explained things incredibly well. I would highly recommend.

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I was a first time patient and Dr. Shams was being very detailed asking my GYN history. She answered all my questions and even drew detailed graphs for me to help me understand.

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Wonderful doctor took her time to answer all questions.. showed interested in all my concerns

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