Dr. Arif Shahzad, MD

Dr. Arif Shahzad, MD

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Dr. Arif Shahzad, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Brodheadsville, PA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Saba University / School Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

120 Burrus Blvd

Brodheadsville, PA 18322

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
normal
more than 70% of peers
Osteoarthritis
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Shahzad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shahzad "Dr. Shahzad completed his residency in internal medicine/pediatrics at Louisiana State University Health Science Center and his fellowship in rheumatology at Ochsner Health System, both in New Orleans, LA. He is Board certified in internal medicine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shahzad ""Listen to the patient, he is telling you the diagnosis". - Sir William Osler "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shahzad does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Saba University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Lsu
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Ochsner
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Shahzad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shahzad

3.3

Based on 9 reviews

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Did not address my concerns. Told me “if that’s what I think I have”...mind you I was diagnosed many years ago. Only switched doctors due to insurance. He stated he had and reviewed my records. I just spoke with medical records and they do not have them and he never revised them. I also asked him...Read More
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S.Rogers in Wind gap – Jul 25, 2018
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After research I was told He did Work with arthritis and OA 2 min into conversation OA is an age disease he does not treat it I felt discrimination against age Weight or insurance He did not want to be bothered
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Cheryl Majer in Tannersville – Dec 16, 2017
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Dr. Was fantastic. He talked and explained everything to me. Took his time was so thoughtful and. Nice. And he stopped my thump pain with a shot that didn't even hurt and I'm affraid of needles. I'm recommending him to everyone.
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Tracy Donofrio in Tobyhanna – Apr 26, 2017
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He is a doctor that shows compassion and really cares about your condition. He is also very knowledgeable and has good manners
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East Stroudsburg, PA – Mar 15, 2017
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He did not take me serious at all and made me feel very rushed.
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Pocono Summit, PA – Mar 01, 2017
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