Dr. M Rafiq Zaheer, MD

Dr. M Rafiq Zaheer, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o
(14)

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Dr. M Rafiq Zaheer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Washington Metropolitan Cardiology Inc.

611 S Carlin Springs Rd Ste 201

Arlington, VA 22204
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Learn about Dr. Zaheer

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypotension
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Zaheer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Avicenna State Medical Institute
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Providence Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • howard university hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zaheer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Pashto
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Zaheer does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Zaheer and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Zaheer's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zaheer to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Zaheer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Zaheer is an excellent cardiologist. I have been under his care for 6 years and I have found him to be extremely thorough and very concerned about his patients. He gives me sufficient time to ask questions and always returns phone calls whenever I have a question or medical emergency. He has...more
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