Dr. Seema Izfar, MD

Dr. Seema Izfar, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 38
(43)
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Dr. Seema Izfar, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 2006 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

225 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 215

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 314-7872

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Constipation
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hemorrhoids
high
more than 84% of peers
Colectomy
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Izfar'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

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sphincterotomy

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Florida Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Izfar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Izfar's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Izfar to family and friends
43 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (37)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Izfar'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 (28)

Dr. Izfar is by far one of the best doctors I have ever had! She takes her time in consulting me and offers alternatives as well as explaining every step of the procedures and what to expect and what to look out for. She has gone above and beyond in my care and has made my treatment a smooth ride....more
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I went to see Dr izfar for what was supposed to be a simple hemmorrhoid procedure. She ruined my body in my opinion. 4 procedures later, I am now suffering every single day because I chose Dr izfar. Despite her medical degree, it is my opinion this Dr should not be allowed to put her hands on a...more
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It's been just one month since Dr. Izfar removed my diseased Sigmoid colon, and I feel completely healed and pain-free. There were no complications and no referred pain, which is a common, frequent complaint after abdominal robotic surgery, due to Dr. Izfar's high skill and use of a technique to...more
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I started seeing Dr. Izfar about 4 years ago. Considering the nature of my health problem, I wanted to find a doctor that was knowledgeable, kind, caring, etc. From the get-go, I knew she was the doctor I needed! Everyone in her office are so friendly. She is a very competent surgeon, too. I have...more
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Dr. Izfar is one of the very best physicians I have seen. She is courteous, polite, easy to communicate with and very knowledgeable. All around an excellent physician..
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