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Dr. Zaher Qassem, MD

Geriatric Medicine ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Qassem

Dr. Zaher Qassem, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1998 and specializes in geriatric medicine, critical care medicine, and more.


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Dr. Qassem accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
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HAP Insurance
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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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Dr. Qassem's Top Procedures and Conditions

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Dr. Qassem treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Qassem treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Dr. Qassem treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Qassem treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Shortness of Breath
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Qassem treats Shortness of Breath more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Qassem treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Qassem's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Zaher Qassem, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Damascus Univ in 1998 and specializes in geriatric medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

2004
U Az
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Morehouse Som/Grady Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1998
Damascus Univ
Medical School
2004
2003
1998

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