Dr. Fawad Zafar, MD

Dr. Fawad Zafar, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Fawad Zafar, MD is an urology specialist in Windsor Heights, IA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from King Edward Medical University in 1985 and specializes in urology.Read his story

1000 73rd St Ste 17

Windsor Heights, IA 50324

Contact Information

(515) 277-8900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Top Care Areas

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Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Neurogenic Bladder
very high
more than 96% of peers
Testicular Dysfunction
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Zafar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zafar "Fawad Zafar, M.D. has been in practice since 1985 and has been serving the Iowa community since 1996. At King Edward Medical College he was the recipient of the "Most Distinguished Student" award and graduated at the top of his class. Upone completing his medical education, Dr. Zafar went on to pursue his urology training at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and at Ealing and Hammersmith Hospitals in England. In 1994, he completed a Fellowship in Endourology at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The focus of his fellow ship was in urinary and bladder stones, male and female incontinence, and male impotence. Because of his passion to learn new and innovative techniques in urological care, Dr. Zafar has expertise in performing procedures for male impotence and male/female incontinence. Dr. Zafar has published articles in both the British Journal of Urology and the Journal of Endourology. He has also co-authored a textbook of Endourology. Dr. Zafar frequently presents lectures in the community. His topics of interest include Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Impotence, Male and Female Urinary Incontinence and Kidney Stones. Dr. Zafar has been an active member of the American Urological Association, American Association of Clinical Urologists, and Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. He is also a Fellow of the Inernational College of Surgeons. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zafar "Our Purpose

Our purpose as an organization is to give high quality care to both male and female patients in the specialty of Urology. Our services include diagnosis and treatment of bladder, kidney, and prostate cancer, treatment of interstitial cystitis, chronic urinary tract infections, benign enlargement of the prostate, erectile dysfunction, sexually transmitted diseases, male and female incontinence, male infertility, and male sterilization.

Our Values

Personallized Care – Each patient receives customized care, specific to their diagnosis and situation. We do not take a "one size fits all" approach to the care our patients receive. We treat the diagnosis and treatment of each patient with their individual needs in mind.

Flexibility – We operate our offices to meet the needs of the wide variety of patients we see. We have extended office hours, and are open Saturdays to accommodate all of our patients. We also accept most major medical insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid (Title 19). If necessary, we will work with a patient's insurance company to get approval for a procedure.

Timeliness – We do not believe in making a patient wait. Whether it is for an appointment to see the doctor or scheduling a test at another office, we understand that our patients' time is valuable. In fact, often established patients can be seen the same day they call in with an issue that needs timely attention."

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1  Specialties

  • Urology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Zafar does not have any board certifications listed.

50  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Bladder Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Suspension Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureterscopies
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (11/16/2012)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Iowa

Education

  • University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • King Edward Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Sheikh Zayed Postgrad Inst & Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Methodist Hosp Indianapolis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Zafar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zafar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Zafar

4.7

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Dr. Zafar has been a tremendous help with my kidney stones. It was a very painful condition and he got me in the same day and did the treatment. Thankfully the stone broke and I was able to go home the same day. I cannot thank him enough for his care that he gave me.
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I have seen Dr. Zafar for 11 years with h/o bladder cancer that he diagnosed. Since then he has checked me regularly with bladder exams and X rays and kept things under control. I used to be a smoker and stopped ot as he told me that it will make the bladder cancer come back He has kept me on track...Read More
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I had urine problems and could not pee. Eventually I went to the ER and they put a catheter in and sent me to Dr. Zafar. He did tests and recommended surgery. He did the surgery with in a few days and then thankfully had the catheter removed. I have never peed so well!! Excellent Doctor!
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Thoughtful, friendly, personable, goes above and beyond.
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I had a lot of pain with kidney stones and was referred to Dr. Zafar from ER. He did the lithotripsy procedure the next day. I passed the stone pieces over the next week and had no pain. He also did my urine test to find out why I am making the stones. Very good Doctor. Recommend him!
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