Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD

Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Kingwood, TX. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Read his story

201 Kingwood Medical Dr Ste B100

Kingwood, TX 77339

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Boon-Chapman
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • 16 More

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Gastritis
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more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
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more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Shahzad's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shahzad "Dr. Atif Shahzad received his training in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in 2007. He completed his Internship and Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 2004. While there he served as a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and received the Resident of the Year Award. Dr. Shahzad practices all aspects of general gastroenterology and Liver disease. He skillfully performs upper endoscopies, Colonoscopies. He also performs Advanced gastroenterology procedures like ERCP, Wireless Capsule Endoscopy, and Single Balloon Endoscopy for the small Bowel, Esophageal Variceal Banding, Argon Plasma Coagulation of Radiation Proctitis, minimally invasive Hemorrhoid treatment, and minimally invasive fecal incontinence treatment. He believes in spending ample time listening to the patient and explaining the disease process as well as management strategies. By doing this, he realizes his goal of developing strong, confident and lasting relationship with his patients. Dr. Shahzad has a special interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and has received training during his fellowship in managing Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's disease from Cornell University in New York. He spent time during his training at Cedar Sinai Hospital in California to better understand gastrointestinal motility disorders and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Dr. Shahzad also is one of the very few gastroenterologist who is dealing with the difficult problem of Diabetic Gastroparesis and working with new technologies like Gastric Stimulators. Dr. Shahzad has excelled in patient care during his training. He also presented his clinical research work at American College of Gastroenterology during his training. Dr. Shahzad is an excellent addition to the group, and is available for consultation. He is happily married and enjoys spending time with his family and meeting new people. Education and Training State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Ross University School of Medicine Rutgers University, NJ Certifications Board Certified in Gastroenterology Board Certified in Internal Medicine Dr. Shahzad is affiliated with Mermorial Herman - The Woodlands, St. Luke's - The Woodlands, Houston Northwest Medical Center & Kingwood Medical Center. To meet Dr. Shahzad for Gastroenterology and Hepatology care, Colon Cancer Screening, Non Invasive Hemorrhoid Banding, Hepatitis management., please contact Shahzad MD Gastroenterology today for an initial consultation."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shahzad "He believes in spending ample time listening to the patient and explaining the disease process as well as management strategies. By doing this, he realizes his goal of developing strong, confident and lasting relationship with his patients."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Constipation
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Weight Loss

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Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Sigmoidoscopy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • SUNY State University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • SUNY State University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shahzad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shahzad's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahzad to family and friends
4.8
based on 330 total reviews (165 with comments)
Dr. Shahzad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (165)
in Onalaska, TX |
Everything was so Good... Excellent
in Houston, TX |
Perfect.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Shahzad is very knowledgeable.
in Cleveland, TX |
Love, Love, Love...
in Cleveland, TX |
Wonderful visit!
in Porter, TX |
Great visit. Office staff great. Very friendly and efficient. Doctor Shahzad was excellent in explaining some of my issues. I will highly recommend him to all friends and family
in Houston, TX |
Excellent visit
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Shahzad is very welcoming and friendly. very punctual and excellent in communication from all the staff. I would highly recommend him
in Spring, TX |
EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE WITH DR. SHAHZAD.
in Conroe, TX |
He is awesome.
in Kingwood, TX |
I like his attitude. I feel comfortable.
in Humble, TX |
EXCELLENT. I WOULD DEFINITELY RECOMMEND DR. SHAHZAD. ALWAYS.
in Spring, TX |
Very nice & a great doctor!
in Spring, TX |
GREAT
in Spring, TX |
great guy!
in Porter, TX |
He explains things and answers your questions. I will definitely recommend.
in League city, TX |
Excellent Doctor. Good Nurse Dr. Shahzad is a Cool dude. Made gastro less weird. I would highly recommend
in Tomball, TX |
Great visit :-)
in Spring, TX |
Dr. Shahzad is very easy to talk to. He listened to me carefully. I would recommend
in Houston, TX |
Very good experience with Dr. Shahzad. I will definitely recommend
in Spring, TX |
Excellent experience
in Conroe, TX |
Experience with Dr. Shahzad is Always Wonderful! I would definitely recommend him
in Kingwood, TX |
good
in Kingwood, TX |
Excellent doctor!
in Porter, TX |
Very good experience. He was to the point. I will definitely recommend this doctor to all.
in SPRING, TX |
GREAT GUY.
in New Caney, TX |
It was a 1st visit. Dr. Shahzad is a great person, Very friendly and polite. I would definitely recommend.
in Kingwood, TX |
Dr. Shahzad is very helpful and led me to quick recovery. I would definitely recommend him to all family members and friends.
in The Woodlands, TX |
Great experience with Dr. Shahzad
in The Woodlands, TX |
Trust!
in Spring, TX |
This is the 1st visit. Excellent --- Thanks!
in The Woodlands, TX |
Excellent! Very good experience so far. I would recommend
in Spring, TX |
First visit. It was great. I will definitely recommend DR. SHAHZAD.
in Tomball, TX |
My initial visit request got last min. Excellent bedside manner, Professional, Competent, Seems to make sure you are comfortable with him and his diagnosis. I would definitely recommend Dr. Shahzad to all family and friends.
in Humble, TX |
GREAT DOCTOR!
in Conroe, TX |
I would recommend Dr. Shahzad. He explains things well and takes time to answer the patient's questions.
in Houston, TX |
I was late for the appt. my fault. They still took me in. Dr. Shahzad is very informative, Great communication. Excellent in all matters and decisions. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.
in Kingwood, TX |
He listens well + explains procedure. Excellent! I will definitely recommend dr. shahzad
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Shahzad listens and answers questions. His recommendation and prescribed medication work well. I will definitely recommend him to family member and friends.
in Kingwood, TX |
Everything is excellent. 1st visit but so far so good. I Highly recommend Dr. Shahzad.
in Porter, TX |
First visit today. felt very at ease. Dr. Shahzad discussed plans in detail. answered all question. We would definitely recommend Dr. Shahzad to all.
in New Caney, TX |
First visit - Very impressed. I would highly recommend dr. shahzad
in Houston, TX |
EXCELLENT!!!
in Houston, TX |
Greater listener and great explainer. I will definitely recommend him
in Spring, TX |
It's always been a positive experience at Dr. Shahzad's office. Everything is Excellent. I would highly recommend Dr. Shahzad to everybody.
in Montgomery, TX |
Good experience! I will recommend Dr. Shahzad
in Spring Texas |
Dr Shazad has diagnosed my issues and prescribed medications that are working. . I am feeling much better
in Spring, TX |
HE IS AN AWSOME DOCTOR! THANK YOU DR. ATIF SHAHZAD
in Spring, TX |
Dr. Shahzad is an excellent doctor. He listen to the patients. I love that. I would highly recommend him to all friends and family.
in Spring, TX |
It was a follow up visit today. He listens and treats and helps understand the condition. I would definitely recommend dr. shahzad to family and friends.
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Dr. Shahzad accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD OAMC POS
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice PPO
    Essential PPO
    HealthFund - Health Reimbursement Account POS
    HealthFund - Health Reimbursement Account PPO
    HealthFund - Health Savings Account POS
    HealthFund - Health Savings Account PPO
    HealthSavings PPO
    Silver - Classic 3500 PD POS
    Silver - Classic 3500 PD PPO
    Silver - Classic 5000 PD Banner Health Network POS
    Silver - Classic 5000 PD POS
    Silver - Classic 5000 PD PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
    Preferred Care Blue
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
    Preferred Plan PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Boon-Chapman
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Freedom PPO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
    Choice
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid Assignment
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • PHCS
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shahzad has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
9250 Pinecroft Dr
Shenandoah, TX 77380
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Kingwood Medical Center
22999 Highway 59 N
Kingwood, TX 77339
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CHI St. Luke's Health - The Woodlands Hospital
17200 St Lukes Way
The Woodlands, TX 77384
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Houston Northwest Medical Center
710 Cypress Creek Pkwy
Houston, TX 77090
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Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital Kingwood
300 Kingwood Medical Dr
Kingwood, TX 77339
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Tops Surgical Specialty Hospital
17080 Red Oak Dr
Houston, TX 77090
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