Dr. Zulfikar Sharif, MD

Dr. Zulfikar Sharif, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Zulfikar Sharif, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Cincinnati, OH. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

4030 Smith Rd Ste 300

Cincinnati, OH 45209

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
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more than 59% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
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more than 57% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 54% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sharif "Provides diagnostic and surgical care for patients with thoracic and cardiac illnesses in a team setting with our nurses. Special interest in diseases of the esophagus"
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 1997
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sharif has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sharif's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sharif to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sharif's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Cincinnati, OH |
Wonderful surgeon!! Confident, trustworthy and friendly. Great staff too. Thank you for all you do! Highly recommended!!
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in Milford, OH |
Dr. Sharif saved my life. He is a great listener and very compassionate as well as skilled.
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in Batavia, OH |
Dr.Sharif saved my life. Had triple bypass surgery in Oct 2016.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sharif accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sharif has admitting privileges

Mercy Health - Anderson Hospital
7500 State Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45255
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Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital
3000 Mack Rd
Fairfield, OH 45014
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Mercy Health-West Hospital
3300 Mercy Health Blvd
Cincinnati, OH 45211
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The Jewish Hospital
4777 E Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236
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