Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD

Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Kingwood, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

201 Kingwood Medical Dr Ste B100

Kingwood, TX 77339

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

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

Gastritis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
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."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

77  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

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

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shahzad to family and friends
422 total reviews (226 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (422)

  • 5
    (395)
  • 4
    (9)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

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 (226)

AMAZING!!!
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Very wonderful doctor: Extremely patient and great listener. Wonderful Bedside manner. would recommend to everyone.
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Dr. Shahzad listens well, answers my questions & explains problem well.
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Friendly and understnading
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Great doctor, Listened to all my concerns
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