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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (14)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Rasa Zarnegar, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Zarnegar has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 14 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Rasa Zarnegar, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 15 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Surgery (Adrenalectomy)
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer (Papillary Carcinoma)
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (Thyroidectomy)

Education & Awards

Dr. Zarnegar graduated from Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago. He has 10 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adrenal Gland Cancer (Adrenal Gland Neoplasm)
Thyroid Gland Cancer (Thyroid Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2013 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
New York, NY
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Upper East Side
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Zarnegar has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-New York Weill Corn 


  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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Additional Information
Dr. Rasa Zarnegar MD is a male Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Rasa Zarnegar practice?
Dr. Rasa Zarnegar has 2 office locations.
Dr. Rasa Zarnegar practices Surgery near New York, NY.
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