Shakira L. Slater, MD

Shakira Slater, MD
Specialties
Family Medicine
Primary Care
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Valley Medical Group
Member, ColigoCare
ColigoCare is a network of physicians working collectively to provide the highest quality care to patients and the community.

Appointments

Shakira Slater

Location(s)

Wayne Primary & Walk-In Care

759 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: (973) 709-0099
Fax: (973) 709-0201

Education

Education

MD, Ross University, West Indies, 2003 - 2007

BS, SUNY At StoNYbrook, 1997 - 2001

Internship & Residency

Mountainside Hospital Family Practice, Family Medicine, 2007 - 2010

Board Certifications

American Board Of Family Medicine - Certified, 2010

Get to Know Me

What are some of the specific conditions you treat?

Upper respiratory infections, sinus infections/upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma/COPD exacerbations, minor lacerations/burns, incision and drainage of simple abscesses, joint sprains/strains/injuries, minor musculoskeletal traumas, anxiety/depression, vaginitis, urethritis, sexually transmitted diseases/screening for STDs, worker's compensation injuries, skin infections/cellulitis, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disorders, immunizations, high cholestoerol, contraceptive care, adolescent preventative health.

What techniques or procedures do you use in your practice?

Physical exams, pre-operative medical clearance, sports physical exams, well woman exams, pap smear examinations/pelvic/breast exams, rectal examinations/fecal occult blood testing, suturing simple lacerations, x-rays, phlebotomy, immunizations/vaccinations, breathing (nebulizer) treatments, splinting for musculosketetal injuries, urinalysis, blood glucose testing, therapeutic injections (ie: Toradol, steroid), rapid strep/flu testing, urine drug screening. PPD skin testing.

What would you like patients to know about your approach to care?

I provide compassionate, high quality evidence-based care, taking into account psychosocial factors. I serve as an advocate for my patients. I work with my patients to prevent chronic diseases while also taking care of acute medical problems as they arise. I enjoy getting to know my patients and their families each and every day. I work with my patients to help keep them healthier.

Insurance

Valley Medical Group providers accept the following plans.

Patient Ratings & Comments

4.8

Comments are gathered from our patient satisfaction surveys.

10/26/2019
Doctor Slater is the most caring doctor I ever had. She's super easy to talk to and extremely friendly. She takes her time with you and really cares about your health and needs.
10/23/2019
Dr. Slater is Outstanding, 100% in every way!!!!
10/23/2019
She is a lovely physician and very thorough. She is the best!!!
10/10/2019
Dr Slater was excellent!!!
10/02/2019
[...] wonderful!!