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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
New York, NY USA
Residency - University of Illinois
Chicago, IL USA
Medical Education - Dow Medical College
Undergraduate - Pakistan Education Academy
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 11/25/2019, Dr. Irfan has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
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70 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019
Dr Irfan is very professional. I have always had a good experience with her and she takes the time to explain any questions I have .
Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019
Very caring,kind,and compassionate doctor.
Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019
Dr was very nice and did not hurry with me.
Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019
Dr. Irfan was very knowledgeable and courteous.
Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019
As usual I was well taken care of. The doctor always takes the time to explain everything and make sure that I understand. I really enjoy my experiences with her.
Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019
very good experience, this was a follow up to my 1st appointment in February, at my initial appointment Dr. Irfan was very clear what she wanted me to change in my diet, what I had to work at, gave me written instructions, made it very easy to achieve what I needed. I've made these changes and feel much better. Thank you Dr. Irfan!
Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Irfan was very nice, listened, and explained things. Very professional. I'm glad I got an appointment with her.
Reviewed on May 30, 2019
Dr. DiRuzza referred me to Dr. Irfan to follow up on my diagnosis of kidney disease. I was given hope for improvement.
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019
excellent Dr. very friendly with me
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