Dr. Syed M. Zaffer, MD

Dr. Syed M. Zaffer, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male | 51 years old

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"As a physiatrist, my passion is to improve the quality of life of my patients by offering them evidence - based treatment choices to better manage their pain and functional limitations" - Syed M. ZafferRead more

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I set up a new appointment and was asked to arrive a half an hour early to do paperwork. I got there at 10 am as requested. I was never told that I would be required any information from other doctors. But when I arrived they told me I needed information sent from my referral doctor. I waited for 2 hours and 15 minutes for my regular physician to send the requisite information -- they were apparently very busy and it was not clear what information was needed. Had I known before hand that it
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Dr. Zaffer's Care Philosophy

"As a physiatrist, my passion is to improve the quality of life of my patients by offering them evidence - based treatment choices to better manage their pain and functional limitations" - Syed M. Zaffer

Dr. Zaffer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Mononeuropathies
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Deccan College Of Medical Sciences, Ntr University Of Health Sciences, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Comm Hospital Ind University

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Indiana University School Of Med

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Elphinstone College

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Epidural Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wellness Examination
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations