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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Samuel Shatkin, Plastic Surgeon, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Shatkin has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Samuel Shatkin, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cosmetic Surgery (Aesthetic Procedures)
  • Skin Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Shatkin graduated from Emilio Aquinaldo College of Medicine. He has 6 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Buffalo Metro Area
Plastic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Buffalo, NY
Plastic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Shatkin has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Catholic Health System - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo 
  • Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Samuel Shatkin MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery, Surgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Where does Dr. Samuel Shatkin practice?
Dr. Samuel Shatkin has 1 office location.
Dr. Samuel Shatkin practices Plastic Surgery, Surgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
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