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Muhammad Behzad Zafar, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Areas of Expertise

  • Screening for Colon Cancer & Colon Polyps (including Colonoscopy)

  • Heartburn / Acid Reflux & Peptic Ulcer Disease (including Upper Endoscopy)

  • Capsule Endoscopy of Small Intestines

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease / Ulcerative Colitis)

  • Treatment of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Hemorrhoids (including Band Ligation)

  • Evaluation of Anemia and Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  • Management of Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis

  • Evaluation of Chronic Abdominal Pain, Nausea/Vomiting or Diarrhea

  • Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Function Tests

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine  – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2009/2010

Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2009

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Gastroenterology, 2013
  • Hospital Affiliation 
  • Houston Methodist Hospital (Texas Medical Center)

  • Memorial Hermann Hospital – Texas Medical Center
  • Office4th Floor
    Phone(713) 807-4571
    FAX(713) 578-1539

    Dr. M. Behzad Zafar, board-certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine, joined Medical Clinic of Houston, LLP in June 2015. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he completed his Internal Medicine Residency in 2009, and his Gastroenterology Fellowship in 2013. He is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Texas Medical Association (TMA).

    “I chose a career in Gastroenterology because it provides me with a specialty where I can interact with and help my patients in various ways … screening for colon cancer, removal of colon polyps, control of acid reflux, work-up of chronic abdominal pain, treatment of hepatitis (B or C), diagnosis & management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis), endoscopic procedures & therapies, and clinical management of multiple other gastroenterological disease processes. Having done all my post-graduate training in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, I have grown to love this city, its people and its culture. I hope that I continue to have the opportunity to serve my patients here to the best of my ability and expertise.”

    Medical Education

    Baylor College of Medicine - HoustonGastroenterology Fellowship

    Baylor College of Medicine - HoustonInternal Medicine Residency

    The Aga Khan University Medical College - Karachi, PakistanM.D. (MBBS)

    Recognition and Awards

    • HealthGrades Recognized Doctor Honor Roll (2015-2018)

    • Houstonia Magazine’s Top Doctor: Gastroenterology (2014-2016, 2018, 2020-2021)

    • H Texas Magazine Top Doctor (2017)

    • Texas Monthly’s Texas SUPER DOCTORS® list (2020)

    • Texas Monthly’s Texas SUPER DOCTORS® Rising Stars (2017-2020)

    Patient Reviews