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Shani S. Saks, DO, MS, FACOI


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Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute
1910 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: (602) 266-2200
Fax: (602) 604-5032

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
198 Ratings

Dr. Shani S. Saks joined Abrazo Arizona Heart Institute in September of 2005 following a three-year invasive cardiology fellowship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. She specializes in cardiology and internal medicine, treating conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and general chest pains. Dr. Saks is especially well-versed with acute coronary syndrome, heart block, high blood pressure, and unstable angina.

Dr. Saks received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Saks continued her medical education by completing an internal medicine residency at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, where she served as Chief Medicine Resident. She also holds an undergraduate and Master of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she graduated Cum Laude.

Dr. Saks has received several honors and awards including Intern of the Year, Wayne State University Merit Scholarship, Michigan Competitive Scholarship and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Research Fellowship at Wayne State University. Dr. Saks is a Certified Internist by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.

Due to significant and premature heart disease in her own family, Dr. Saks has a strong commitment to patient education, reducing risk of heart disease, preventative medicine and women’s health, and serves as Director of the Women’s Heart and Wellness Program.


  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Aug 28, 2020
Aug 23, 2020
I think the world of Dr Shani Saks and all of the support she has here.
Aug 6, 2020
great experience
Jun 28, 2020
Dr.Saks makes sure I understand all treatment options and procedures and spends adequate time with me. I feel she is genuinely concerned about my well being!
Jun 28, 2020
the best !
Jun 28, 2020
always good !
Jun 28, 2020
best life saving place in the world ! ! Dr. Saks is greater than great ! ! !
Jun 25, 2020
Very good Dr.I feel very comfortable in Az Heart.
Jun 6, 2020
always there for ur needs
Jun 6, 2020
Jun 5, 2020
i love Dr. Saks
May 9, 2020
May 9, 2020
Phone interview with Dr Saks went well, she is always good to talk with .
Apr 3, 2020
Efficient and answered all questions.
Apr 3, 2020
Listened and did not rush me. Explained everything clearly.
Mar 31, 2020
Love this place . . .
Mar 31, 2020
Dr Saks is the best . . .
Mar 31, 2020
Highly recommended . . .
Mar 19, 2020
Dr. Saks is the best !
Mar 2, 2020
The meeting with the Doctor went very well.
Jan 16, 2020
I've recommended her to family in Phoenix! She is the best I've found in 12 years.
Jan 14, 2020
good experience
Dec 18, 2019
my first visit w Dr Saks,,,,,felt very comfortable w her
Dec 10, 2019
I think she is one of the best cardiologist I have ever seen. I appreciate her demeanor and how she interacts with me. She is very patient. I am HOH and she takes the time to make sure I understand.