Dr. Syed Zafar, MD

Dr. Syed Zafar, MD

Medical Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Syed Zafar, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 42 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

20 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 668-6688

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American

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Top Care Areas

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Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 90% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zafar I am a medical oncologist with a focus on patients who have gastrointestinal cancers including colorectal pancreatic esophageal anal and gastric cancers. My goal is to provide patient-centered care in a multidisciplinary setting where I work closely with surgical and radiation oncology colleagues.
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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

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 accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American

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Hospitals where Dr. Zafar has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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