Zafar Jamil, MD, FACS, a Vascular Surgeon with Saint Michael’s Medical Center and Hackettstown Medical Center

Get to know Vascular Surgeon Dr. Zafar Jamil, who serves patients in New Jersey.

Dr. Zafar Jamil is board certified in Vascular and General surgery.

 He specializes in Aortic, carotid arterial, venous, hemodialysis surgery and Endovascular options which are utilized to treat patients circulatory issues in legs like( pain ,cramps numbness),strokes, kidney failure (dialysis access),swollen  legs and varicose veins

He also has interest in General surgery in diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestines , hernias, and especially  and  diseases of thyroid and parathyroid glands.

He can be found on staff at Saint Micheal hospital Newark NJ, East Orange VA hospital and Hackettstown Regional Medical Center 

 He graduated from Dow University of health sciences. Karachi ,Pakistan, and completed his residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Vascular Surgery  at  Rutgers State University of New Jersey, Newark, New jersey.

His academic involvement includes his title as Clinical Professor of Surgery at Rutgers  State University of NJ  in Newark  with active involvement of teaching students and residents.

He was the recipient of merit scholarship at Dow Medical school, Administrative chief resident in General surgery UMDNJ/NJMS, Award for best student and resident teaching. 

He is involved in more than seventy articles and book chapters.

He has been  a surgeon in all the major national carotid studies which included VA cooperative asymptomatic carotid stenosis, ASAS, NASCET, and CREST  studies. His research studies includes studying dialysis graft and lower extremity ischemia.

He is a Fellow of the American board of Surgery of surgeons a independent non profit organization founded  in 1937 to provide board certification to individuals who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge. Additionally he is a senior Fellow in the Society of Vascular surgery and other societies.

Vascular surgery is surgical subspecialty in which  treats disease of the vascular system, including the arterial arteries, veins and lymphatic. These can be managed through medical therapy, minimally invasive catheter/balloon  procedures, and surgical  operations.

A vascular surgeon therefore can  diagnosis treats and manage  conditions in arteries and veins called blood vessels.  The specialist is called upon to treat patients with hardening of the arteries that lead to Aneurysms, strokes, kidney failure, pain in the leg gangrene and other conditions including swollen legs , varicose veins and inflammation of veins . 

The diagnosis of vascular diseases can  be further enhanced by using ultrasound and Doppler technology  and  monitor progression of disease 

Learn More about Dr. Zafar Jamil:

Through his findatopdoc profile,, through Saint Michael’s Medical Center, or through Hackettstown Medical Center,


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