Dr. Shahbaz Cheema, MD

Dr. Shahbaz Cheema, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Shahbaz Cheema, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Leesburg, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from The Aga Khan University and Hospital in 1996 and specializes in internal medicine.Read his story

1801 US Highway 441 Bldg 100

Leesburg, FL 34748

Contact Information

(352) 460-4004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 21 More

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Dr. Cheema's Experience

Dr. Cheema's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Cheema's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cheema "Awards: "Sanjiv Mangi Award" and $1000 given at Easton Hospital for resident scoring highest on the service exam. (98thPercentile) "Begum Shafiqa Zia-ul-Haq (wife of Pakistan's President) Scholarship granted st Aga Khan University in 1994-1996 for best Academic Performance. Silver Medal and cash prize of $1500 from Broken Hill Priority Science Competition in Australia. Gold Medal in field of Biology at the 40th Science and Engerneering Fair, Pittsburgh, PA. Worldwide applicants were > one million. Cash prize of Rs 5000 awarded by Pakistan's Science Foundation. Certificate of Merit in Writers Competition Canberra Times 1990. Getting Personal: Dr. Cheema likes to spend his down time with family, playing tennis, swimming, off road ATVing, and skeet shooting. He considers himself athletic and enjoys watching boxing and tennis. His favorite restaurant is Bone Fish Grill and Outback Steakhouse. His guilty pleasure is building model planes, helicopters, and tanks with his son. The career he would have chosen if he were not a doctor would have been an engineer, but he was inspired to become a doctor by his family members."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cheema "Internal Medicine Primary Care Practice"

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

243  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • The Aga Khan University and Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Easton Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Easton Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheema has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheema's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheema to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cheema's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Helped me get high blood pressure under control by prescribing the right medication on the first try. Self confident. Good listener with a good bedside manner. I like him and will continue seeing him.
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Front desk office incompetent. Lost new patient paperwork ... had to resubmit. . Unable to get through to office staff. This facility has a scheduling office in Leesburg. Over the last three days I have been on hold, waiting to speak to a PERSON well over half an hour each call. Then, when I...more
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I really like Dr. Cheema. He is pleasant and very helpful. I can call his office anytime for my refills and they call them in. I think his attentiveness to listening to me is kind and that he is going to help in any way he can. He is easy to talk to and takes time to listen. And sends you to...more
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Didn't like that he said I was morbidly obese which my wife Googled and I'm not! Don't know why he said it. I had been happy until that comment with Dr Cheema.
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My first visit with Dr. Cheema went well. He listened to what I had to say and answered all of my questions. He sent me on to a couple of specialist and I was able to see those doctors in good time. I would recommend this doctor.
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