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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Zahid Afzal is Good. Dr. Afzal has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.6
Courteous Staff 3.3
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Zahid Afzal, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Afzal graduated from American University of the Caribbean, Coral Gables. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012)


Dr. Afzal has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Little Company Of Mary Hospital 
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital 


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Panjabi
  • Urdu

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Additional Information
Dr. Zahid Afzal MD is a male Internist, has 14 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Zahid Afzal practice?
Dr. Zahid Afzal has 4 office locations.
Dr. Zahid Afzal practices Gastroenterology near Joliet, IL.
Additional practice locations include: New Lenox, IL and Downers Grove, IL.
See Joliet Gastroenterologists.