Dr. Saima Zafar, MD

Dr. Saima Zafar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 52
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Dr. Saima Zafar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Athens, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from King Edward Medical College in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.Read her story

115 Medical Cir Ste 102

Athens, TX 75751

Contact Information

(903) 676-5880

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Zafar'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.

Dr. Zafar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zafar "Dr. Saima Zafar is a Cardiologist with CVC Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants who practices at the Health CVC Cardiology clinic in Athens, Texas. Dr. Zafar is a member of the medical staff at UT Health Athens hospital. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zafar ""One thing I do every time I see a patient is try to put myself in their place. From that perspective I have a 360-degree view of where the patient is, rather than just the perspective of a provider or physician.""

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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

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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

  • King Edward Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zafar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zafar's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zafar to family and friends
7 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Zafar'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 (5)

Dr Saima Zafar MD became my Cardiovascular Consultant on April 4th 2017. Based on Echo test results only 15 % of my heart was operating. With her remarkable knowledge she was able to stablelize my heart with different medications and also remended a defibrillator to assist me in maintaining a...more
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I found Dr. Zafar to be very knowledgeable of my condition but also very caring and explaining in detail her plan for me and the hopeful benefits. I was very comfortable with her.
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I was a new patient. The check in was very good. Appointment was on time. The Nurse took me back took vitals and had EKG done. Dr. Zafar came in pulled up a chair opened my chart and went over everything. She explained in language I understood and asked if I had any questions. She answered all my...more
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She takes the time to ask questions and answer any questions you might have she doesn't rush you in and out like some doctors do. She treats you like a person not a chart, She has an app for your phone that helps her keep track of your progress and helps you remember to take your medications. My...more
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No one likes to see a doctor-especially when you add in anxiety & concern about your heart... I relate my visit to a pleasant encounter with a family member. Her level of care and time spent with me far surpasses any office visit I've had. I'm glad Henderson County can now offer care of someone of...more
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