Dr. William James Zafirau MD Internist

Dr. William Zafirau is an internist in Akron, Ohio and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic and Summa Akron City Hospital. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. He is one of 331 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 147 at Summa Akron City Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Geriatric Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Summa Health System
Residency, Family Practice, 2000–2003

Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2003–2004

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Geriatric Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent falls in the elderly: evidence and practical considerations.
Fosnight, S.M., Zafirau, W.J., Hazelett, S.E.

Development of a ceramic device for the continuous local delivery of steroids.
Zafirau, W., Parker, D., Billotte, W., Bajpai, P. K.


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