Dr. Zahra Shafaee, MD

Dr. Zahra Shafaee, MD

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Surgical Oncology | Female | 48 years old

Our team is devoted to top quality and patient centric practice and looking forward to serve you. We will design a custom treatment plan and help you step-by-step through your treatment journey. We provide excellent surgical care by integrating national guidelines with the latest research information and surgical technology.Read more

NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester
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Our team is devoted to top quality and patient centric practice and looking forward to serve you. We will design a custom treatment plan and help you step-by-step through your treatment journey. We provide excellent surgical care by integrating national guidelines with the latest research information and surgical technology.Read more

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Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Mashhad University Of Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Medical Sciences

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Coney Island Hosp

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    Harlem Hosp Ctr-Colum P&S
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Other Education
    Institut Mutualise Montsouris, University Of Paris V, Paris, France

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Persian

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Surgical Oncology
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Shafaee's Office & Staff

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Dr. Shafaee's Care Philosophy

Our team is devoted to top quality and patient centric practice and looking forward to serve you.

We will design a custom treatment plan and help you step-by-step through your treatment journey.

We provide excellent surgical care by integrating national guidelines with the latest research information and surgical technology.