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Dr. Muhammad Afzal, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male

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Dr. Afzal

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants

1485 River Park Dr Ste 200 Sacramento, CA 95815

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Dr. Muhammad Afzal, MD is a pulmonologist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Quaid-I-Azam Medical College in 1984 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Afzal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Respiratory Management
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afzal performs Respiratory Management more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Afzal performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Pneumonia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afzal treats Pneumonia more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Afzal treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afzal performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Afzal performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Afzal's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma-Related Cough
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Infection Complicating HIV Infection
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Afzal

4.5

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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(27)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.67741935483871%
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This was my first appointment since receiving My CPAP. The appointment was
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Excellent. Of course.
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Dr. Afzal was very clear about what I needed to expect next. He listened to me patiently and took notes. I trust his judgment of my symptoms and I look forward to getting my study done and him giving me the care that is needed for me. He was great! I have no complaints.
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He is a very good Dr I love him, he has a awesome personality and he knows what he’s doing. I m so glad I found him.
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Communicative about status and recent testing. Responsive to questions and concerns with options offered for changes if desired.
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Dr Afzal was very Kind and helpful I really felt like he cared about my condition and listened to me. I would like to continue to see him as my lung Dr.
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Dr Afzal is an outstanding physician with an excellent knowledge base and a clear communicator to explain medical issues in a clear, concise manner. He is also a genuinely kind and caring person.
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Very thorough and courteous
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Dr. Afzal made me feel very comfortable and told me that we would work together to make sure I have a very active part in my care. I feel very blessed to have him as my doctor.
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He was through, seemed to know his "stuff". He is one who seems to welcome an intelligent, engaged patient. He maintains his authority and expert position without seeming defensive. I have a great deal of confidence in him. I also like him.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Muhammad Afzal, MD is a pulmonologist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Quaid-I-Azam Medical College in 1984 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Telemedicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1996
University Of California, Davis, Sacramento Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1996
Case Western Reserve University and St Luke's Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Case Western Reserve University and Saint Luke's Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1988
Aga Khan University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1987
Bahawal Victoria Hospital
Residency Hospital
1985
Bahawal Victoria Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Quaid-I-Azam Medical College
Medical School
1996
1996
1994
1988
1987
1985
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Primary mucosa associated lymphoid tissue (MATL) lymphoma of teh trachea, 1999
  • Mechanical Ventilation in Severe Asthma, 2001
  • Post-anesthetic hallucinogenic effects of ketamine use of epidural anesthesia in conjunction with general anesthesia to reduce the incidence of deep vein thrombosis in patients with femoral neck fract, 1988

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average