Dr. Zulfikar A Sharif, MD



Thoracic Surgery     -  Michigan,  Kalamazoo

 Overview

Dr. Zulfikar A Sharif, MD works in Kalamazoo, Michigan is a specialist in Thoracic Surgery and graduated Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center in 2004. Dr. Sharif is affiliated with Bronson Methodist Hospital, Christ Hospital, The Jewish Hospital, St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas, St. Elizabeth Edgewood and practicing for 22 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cholesterol Diseases
  • Chronic Headache
  • Clawtoe Correction Surgery
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Coronary Heart Disease, Susceptibility to, 6
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cranial Neurological Surgery
  • Cranial Osteopathy
  • Cranial Release Technique (CRT)
  • CranioSacral Therapy (CST)
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Memory Disorders
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurological Muscle Weakness
  • No-Needle, No-Scalpel Vasectomy
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Pneumonia
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy

 Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • 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
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Maze Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 22

 State License

  • Michigan

 Spoken Languages

  • Urdu

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Internship Hospital


Detroit Receiving Hospital University Health Center

Detroit, MI, USA

Year completed: 2004

Medical School


University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

Toledo, OH, United States

Graduated: 1997

Fellowship Hospital


University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics

Madison, WI, United States

Year completed: 2006

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 Office Locations



Other Office Locations

 CARDIAC, VASCULAR & THORACIC SURGEONS at CORNERSTONE at NORWOOD

4030 Smith Road Suite 300
Ohio (OH)
Kalamazoo,
45209

  (513) 421-3494

Primary location

 Cardio Thoracic Surgery PC

1722 Shaffer Street Suite 2
Michigan (MI)
Kalamazoo,
49048

  (269) 343-1555

Accepting New Patients

  • No
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 Map & Directions



Cardio Thoracic Surgery PC, 1722 Shaffer Street Suite 2, Kalamazoo, Michigan (MI), 49048




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareSource
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • GEHA
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
  • Medicare
  • Medicare MCR
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • Preferred PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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 Affiliated Hospitals





Bronson Methodist Hospital

601 John Street Michigan MI, Kalamazoo, 49007

Bronson Methodist Hospital, located at 601 John St. in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is the flagship of Bronson Healthcare Group, a not-for-profit healthcare system serving all of southwest Michigan and northern Indiana. With 343 licensed beds and all private rooms, Bronson provides care in virtually every s...


 (269) 341-6000


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Christ Hospital

2139 Auburn Avenue Ohio OH, Cincinnati, 45219

Christ Hospital is a hospital located in Cincinnati, OH. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 12 of 14 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 14 procedures.



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The Jewish Hospital

4777 East Galbraith Road Ohio OH, Cincinnati, 45236

The Jewish Hospital is a hospital located in Cincinnati, OH. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 13 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is shorter than the state average in 3 of 13 procedures.



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St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas

85 North Grand Avenue Kentucky KY, Fort Thomas, 41075

St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas is a hospital located in Fort Thomas, KY. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 5 of 6 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 2 of 6 procedures.






St. Elizabeth Edgewood

1 Medical Village Drive Kentucky KY, Edgewood, 41017

Founded in 1861, St. Elizabeth Healthcare is one of the oldest, largest and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati region. Within our thriving, multi-faceted organization, some of the nation's top medical professionals are working together to deliver the best care available to th...


 (859) 301-2000



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