Dr. Muhammad Popalzai, MD

Hematology •  Male
  
Dr. Popalzai

SIH Medical Group Hematology & Oncology

1400 PIN OAK DR Carterville, IL 62918

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(618) 351-4976

Dr. Muhammad Popalzai, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Carterville, IL. Dr. Popalzai has more experience with Blood Disorders, Lymphatic Disorders, and Blood Cancers than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Franklin Hospital and Harrisburg Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Popalzai to book an appointment.


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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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(618) 351-4976

Dr. Popalzai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Blood Disorders

Blood disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the blood's ability to function, including hemophilia, anemia, and sickle cell disease.Compare with other Blood Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Blood Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Thrombocytosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Thrombocytosis more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Anemia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Lymphatic Disorders

Lymphatic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the lymphatic system, including lymphedema, lymphadenitis, and lymphangitis.Compare with other Lymphatic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lymphocytosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Lymphocytosis more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Lymphoma, Large-Cell
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Lymphoma, Large-Cell more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Blood Cancers

Blood cancer specialists diagnose and treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma that affect the blood cells, bone marrow, or lymphatic system.Compare with other Blood Cancers specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Lymphoma, Large-Cell more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Reticulosarcoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Reticulosarcoma more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Orthopedic Oncology

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers in the bone, both primary, such as sarcoma, and those that have spread from other parts of the body.Compare with other Orthopedic Oncology specialists.

Typically treats 53% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Cancer more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Bone Cancer
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai treats Bone Cancer more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

Bone Marrow Biopsy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Popalzai performs Bone Marrow Biopsy more than 44% of their peers

Dr. Popalzai performs this procedure more than 44% of their peers

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Dr. Popalzai's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

Dr. Popalzai's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Long wait times (4)
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Excellent experience at all my visit. Very easy to talk to and excellent clinician.
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Haresh Thakkar – May 23, 2020
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He is thorough, helpful, and kind.
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Jana Zetterman in Carbondale, IL – Jan 25, 2019
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A physician who cares and treats patients not insurance and he understands that when you come in there you aren't feeling well and he's going to do everything he possibly can to do something about that & get you well
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Biography

Dr. Muhammad Popalzai, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Carterville, IL. Dr. Popalzai has more experience with Blood Disorders, Lymphatic Disorders, and Blood Cancers than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Franklin Hospital and Harrisburg Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Popalzai to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology

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SIH Medical Group Hematology & Oncology

SIH Medical Group Hematology & Oncology1400 PIN OAK DR Carterville, IL 62918
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Franklin Hospital

Benton, IL

88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

Harrisburg Medical Center

Harrisburg, IL

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Herrin Hospital

Herrin, IL

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Marshall Browning Hospital

Du Quoin, IL

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Memorial Hospital Of Carbondale

Carbondale, IL

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

SIH St. Joseph Memorial Hospital

Murphysboro, IL

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average