Shani Saks, DO, MS, FACOI, is an experienced cardiologist with the team at Arizona Heart Arrhythmia Associates, with locations in Phoenix, Avondale, Tempe, Chandler, Sun City, Dewey, and Prescott Valley, Arizona. She specializes in general cardiology, treating conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease, and chest pain. Dr. Saks is especially well-versed in treating acute coronary syndrome, heart blocks, 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 completed additional training with a three-year invasive cardiology fellowship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan.
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 the risk of heart disease, preventative medicine, and women’s health, and has served as Director of the Women’s Heart and Wellness Program at Abrazo Heart Institute.