Zahid A Afzal, MD Gastroenterology

Dr. Zahid A Afzal, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
Joliet, IL 60435 (3 other locations)
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About Dr. Zahid A Afzal MD

Dr. Zahid A Afzal, MD is a doctor primarily located in Joliet, IL, with other offices in New Lenox, IL and Oak Lawn, IL(and 2 other locations). He has 24 years of experience. His

Dr. Afzal has received the following awards:


Dr. Zahid A Afzal has 4 locations

Southwest Gastroenterology Provena 301 Madison St Ste 307 Joliet, IL 60435
Southwest Gastroenterology 1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 455 New Lenox, IL 60451
Oak Lawn Endoscopy Center 9921 Southwest Hwy Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Dr. Zahid A Afzal 9921 Southwest Hwy Oak Lawn, IL 60453


Dr. Zahid A Afzal has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
Internal Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Zahid A Afzal has the following 13 expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Heartburn
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Constipation
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2012, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


24 Years Experience

University Of Missouri Health System


American University Of The Caribbean School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1997

Dr. Zahid A Afzal Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Zahid A Afzal

Dr. Afzal graduated from the American University of The Caribbean School of Medicine in 1997. He works in Joliet, IL and 3 other locations and specializes in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Afzal is affiliated with Little Company Of Mary Hospital, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Silver Cross Hospital, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Loretto Hospital, AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook, Amita Health Adventist Medical Center Bolingbrook and Silver Cross Hospital.

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