Dr. Syed Jafri, MD

Dr. Syed Jafri, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Syed Jafri, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Kansas City, MO. He specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

Kansas City Gastroenterology & Hepatology Physicians Group

6675 Holmes Rd Ste 430

Kansas City, MO 64131
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Advantra
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Jafri's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jafri "Syed Jafri, MD is a board-certified, fellowship-trained gastroenterologist with special clinical interests in diseases of the pancreas. He has advance training in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and therapeutic endoscopy. Dr. Jafri is the leading Kansas City physician in the use of SpyGlass Direct Visualization, a cutting-edge procedure that aids in diagnosis and can frequently eliminate a patients need for surgery. Dr. Jafri has served as a clinical instructor for both the University of California-Irvine and the University of Kansas Medical Center, where he was also the director of endoscopic ultrasound and therapeutic endoscopy. He is credited with numerous articles, papers, and presentations within his field. Dr. Jafri is a diplomat of the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and an American Gastroenterology Association fellow, and has been honored with a Distinction in Community Medicine designation. Dr. Jafri earned his medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jafri "I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient's individual healthcare needs are met."

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

88  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Anoscopy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.


  • University Mo Columbia Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Dow Medical College, Karachi
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Missouri - Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jafri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I can't say enough good things about this doctor. When I was diagnosed with a very aggressive cancer, he was highly recommended by top surgeons & other gastroenterologists. Due to his expertise .with ERCP & he was able to remove the CA during that endoscopic procedure & I was spared a horrendous...Read More
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My mother went in a year ago for a mass on her pancreas for a biopsy. After her procedure she and her ride were informed a biopsy was taken. At follow up she was told they did not have biopsy results and a biopsy was not taken. She was told the mass on her pancreas was common and not to worry...Read More
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I met Dr. Jafri about a month after I became severely jaundiced, itchy and very ill. Upon seeing me, he stated that he would put a bile duct stent in the next day. Upon doing so, he found my pancreatic cancer and broke the news to me and my husband afterward as gently as possible. We weren't...Read More
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This doctor treats me for crohns. In January was asked that I get a specific MRI by his nurse practitioner.My insurance wouldn't cover it as an outpatient because there is not a need to use this type of MRI for what they wanted to see.they could easily use on another image. So I go into a bad...Read More
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I've been having recurring problems with Pancreastitis. Dr Jafri did a ERCP he explained the procedure to me and made me very confident in him . He has great bedside manners and is a very good doctor. I would recommend him to anyone.
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