Dr. Abdulmasih Zarif, MD

Dr. Abdulmasih Zarif, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Abdulmasih Zarif, MD is a general surgery specialist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in general surgery.

16 Merrill St

Waterbury, CT 06708

Contact Information

(203) 757-1113

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Zarif performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Zarif's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/6/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    State: Connecticut
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Saint Francis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zarif has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Zarif has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zarif's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zarif to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Zarif's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I waited for three hours on the table to see him, during which time the three clinical assistants expressed extreme concern for my health and wound sites. When he showed up he was rude and dismissive, to both myself and them. He refused to even touch me at all, and said I seemed fine and there was...more
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I have seem Dr Zarif as needed for years. He is my go to surgeon. Always available to see me when needed. With an appointment in a timely manner. His bedside manner can't be beat. He knows what he is doing and is good at it. He has compassion, which not all doctors have. His office staff is top...more
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He is very professional and appears to have clean surgical technique. No residual effects from surgery on my son.
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