Bayshore Community Hospital Welcomes Emil Shakov, M.D., M.S., B.S.

Top Quote Bayshore Community Hospital proudly welcomes Emil Shakov, M.D., M.S., B.S. to its medical staff. Dr. Shakov is board certified in General Surgery and fellowship-trained in Bariatric Surgery. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 01, 2012 - Holmdel, NJ - Dr. Shakov is fellowship-trained in Bariatric Surgery from The Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Hospital, where he also received training in the Da Vinci Surgical System and Foregut Surgery. Prior to completing his fellowship training, Dr. Shakov completed a surgical internship at Monmouth Medical Center, as well as a categorical surgical residency at St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, where he held the title of Chief Surgical Resident.

    Dr. Shakov has received numerous honors and has contributed to multiple publications including: "Robotic adrenalectomy by an open surgeon: are outcomes different?," Journal of Robotic Surgery and "The Use of Wound Vacuum-assisted Closure (V.A.C. TM) system in the treatment of Recurrent or Complex Pilonidal Cyst Disease: Experience in 4 Adolescent Patients," The Internet Journal of Surgery.

    Dr. Shakov is fluent in Russian and is associated with numerous professional associations such as the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the Resident and Associate Society of the American College of Surgeons.

    Dr. Shakov is pleased to join Karl Strom, M.D. at the Center for Bariatrics, as part of the medical staff at Bayshore Community Hospital. For additional information call
    (732) 739-5925.

    About Bayshore Community Hospital
    As an affiliated hospital of the Meridian Health System, Bayshore Community Hospital is located in Holmdel, NJ. Bayshore serves a wide geographic area encompassing towns in both Middlesex and Monmouth counties. Bayshore is a 211-bed acute care hospital that offers a wide array of services, including: emergency medicine, cardiac catheterization, surgical services, wound care, sleep services, diagnostic imaging, women's services with digital mammography, as well as a designated primary stroke center. Bayshore Community Hospital's newly developed Center for Bariatrics is one of the most comprehensive in the region offering free informational sessions, pre-surgical education and evaluation, personal guidance through the surgical process, nutritional support, exercise components and support groups. For more information visit

    Tom Paolella, Manager, Public Relations
    tpaolella ( @ ) meridianhealth dot com

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