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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Dr. Shahzad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahzad treats Chronic Fatigue Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shahzad treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahzad treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shahzad treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hands
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shahzad treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shahzad treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Shahzad's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Joint Drainage
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Listen to the patient, he is telling you the diagnosis". - Sir William Osler 

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

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

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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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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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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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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He did not take me serious at all and made me feel very rushed.
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