Dr. Zulfikar Sharif, MD

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery • Male • Age 45

4030 Smith Rd Ste 300
Cincinnati, OH 45209
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Dr. Sharif:

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Dr. Sharif's Experience

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Dr. Sharif's Care Philosophy

Dr. Sharif's Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Procedures Dr. Sharif Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
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Conditions Dr. Sharif Treats

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Hospital Quality

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The Jewish Hospital
4777 E Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236
Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital
7500 State Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45255

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Cardiovascular &Thoracic Surgns
CARDIAC VASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGEONS INC
4030 Smith Rd Ste 300
Cincinnati, OH 45209
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    Dr. Sharif's Experience

    Dr. Sharif's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Defect Repair
    • Heart Surgery
    • Impella Device
    • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Removal, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Maze Procedure
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Thymectomy
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Ventricular Assist Device
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Coronary Artery Dissection
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
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    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1997

    Internship Hospital

    Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Complete in 2006
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sharif & Staff

    • English
    • Urdu
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    Dr. Sharif's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 5 hospitals where Dr. Sharif has admitting privileges:

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    • Good Samaritan Hospital

    • Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital

    • Mercy Health - Clermont Hospital

    • The Jewish Hospital

    • University Cincinnati Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sharif

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.0
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    3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharif to family and friends

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    Dr. Sharif's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sharif

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    1 response

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    Office Locations

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    Cardiovascular &Thoracic Surgns
    CARDIAC VASCULAR AND THORACIC SURGEONS INC
    4030 Smith Rd Ste 300
    Cincinnati, OH 45209
    (513) 421-3494 (Office)
    (513) 345-2606 (Fax)
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