Joseph Shaker, MD

Joseph Shaker, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Senior Medical Director for Ambulatory Services

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Dr. Shaker is one of six physicians joining the Medical College’s full-time faculty who was previously a member of Midwest Endocrinology Associates, the only private practice in Wisconsin to ever be recognized in the nation’s top 50 endocrinology departments by U.S. News & World Report. He comes to the Medical College from Idaho Endocrinology and Boise State University, where he served as a staff endocrinologist and adjunct professor of biology since 2007. Prior to that appointment, he was at the Endocrine and Diabetes Center of St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee for 20 years and was chairman of the section of endocrinology and metabolism at St. Luke’s from 1999 to 2007. Dr. Shaker was a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine for four years, and is a co-founder of the Wisconsin Bone Club, an annual two-day meeting that features speakers and attendees in the fields of endocrinology and rheumatology in addition to other specialists interested in bone and calcium disorders. He has authored or co-authored 35 journal articles and 27 scientific abstracts.

His research interests include high or low blood calcium and parathyroid disorders, osteoporosis associated with intestinal disease or surgery, and calcium and bone disorders. Dr. Shaker is a member of the editorial boards of Endocrine Practice and the Journal of Clinical Densitometry. He is on the board-of-directors of the Paget Foundation for Paget’s Disease of Bone and Related Disorders as well as the International Society for Clinical Densitometry (ISCD).

Care Emphases

  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Paget's Disease
  • Parathyroid and Calcium Disorder

Joined Medical College of Wisconsin

  • 2009

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA, 1980
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA, 1983
  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1987

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Languages

  • English

Appointments

Main Clinic:
(414) 805-6550
8 a.m – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Established Patient
(414) 805-3666

New Diabetic Patient
(414) 805-5124 or 805-6566

New Endocrine Patient
(414) 805-6552 or 805-6551

Contact Us

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition
Department of Medicine
9200 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Administrative Offices
(414) 955-6724 or (414) 955-6723

Main Clinic
(414) 805-6550
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Milwaukee, WI 53226
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