Dr. Alae Zarif, MD

Dr. Alae Zarif, MD

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Age 55
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Dr. Alae Zarif, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berlin, MD and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

10231 Old Ocean City Blvd Ste 207

Berlin, MD 21811

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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Dr. Zarif's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarif treats Obesity more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Zarif treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarif performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Zarif performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Zarif performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Zarif performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Zarif's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Carcinoma in Situ
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Ultrasound
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Heart Defects
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

"Medical Director of Surgical Services Surgeon Alae Zarif, MD, who performs the gastric bypass and gastric sleeve procedures for Atlantic General Bariatric Center and general surgeries including oncology procedures, joined Atlantic General's medical ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1996
    Waterbury Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1996
  • 1993
    Yale-New Haven Hosp-Yale U Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Waterbury Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    University Of Damascus / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

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Dr. Zarif's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zarif

4.0

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5 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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My experience with Dr. Zarif and his staff was outstanding! From the medical office to the Operating Room , I felt as though all my questions were answered. I was reassured throughout my care that his staff would handle of my needs. My recovery time was good and any questions that I had were...Read More
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How can anyone say they had a bad experience is beyond me. Dr. Zarif is gentle, thorough, and keeps you informed during my Local surgery. It was done 1 hour ahead of schedule and I would recommend Dr. Zarif to anyone who would need an excellent surgeon.
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Had my first appointment a few days back, he was extremely patient with me and did an awesome job explaining my procedure to be done as well as spent a large amount of time with me. I felt really good about my visit!
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Very knowledgeable an understanding. Thank you
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Absolutely horrible experience, honestly thought I was going to die. Where to begin... was late, hours late, seemed unsteady with slurred speech, distracted. Ugh! Terrible.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Care Network
CoreSource
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Priority Partners
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
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