Dr. Alvin M. Zfass MD Internist

Dr. Alvin Zfass is an internist in Richmond, Virginia and is affiliated with VCU Health System. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 57 years. Dr. Zfass accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 58 doctors at VCU Health System who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

VCU Health System

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1958–1960

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1957–1958

VA Medical Center (New York NY)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1958–1959

VA Medical Center (New York NY)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1960–1963

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1957

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 50 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Gastroenterology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook
2006

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

Safety and efficacy of endoscopic spray cryotherapy for Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia.
Shaheen, N.J., Greenwald, B.D., Peery, A.F., Dumot, J.A., Nishioka, N.S., Wolfsen, H.C., Burdick, J.S., Abrams, J.A., Wang, K.K., Mallat, D., Johnston, M.H., Zfass, A.M., Smith, J.O., Barthel, J.S., Lightdale, C.J.

Endoscopic spray cryotherapy for esophageal cancer: safety and efficacy.
Greenwald, B.D., Dumot, J.A., Abrams, J.A., Lightdale, C.J., David, D.S., Nishioka, N.S., Yachimski, P., Johnston, M.H., Shaheen, N.J., Zfass, A.M., Smith, J.O., Gill, K.S., Burdick, J.S., Mallat, D., Wolfsen, H.C.

Massive rectal prolapse with small bowel involvement.
Hackworth, W.A., Zfass, A.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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