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Dr. S. Jaffrey Kazi, MD

Gastroenterologist

Professional statement

One of the Valley's premier gastroenterologists, Dr. Kazi trained at the University of Chicago before completing a fellowship at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. Following several years in private practice in Chicago, he moved to Scottsdale in 2004 and opened Colon &Digestive Health Specialists. With a special interest in advanced endoscopies such as ERCP and disorders of bile ducts and the pancreas, he performs upper endoscopy and (EGD), colonoscopy, PEG tube placements (feeding tubes), hemorrhoidal treatment and push enteroscopy (endoscopy of the small intestine). Dr. Kazi is involved in various committees at HonorHealth Shea Medical Center and Osborn Medical Center and serves on the credentialing committee (Osborn) and on the pharmacy and therapeutic committee (Shea) where he previously served as the Department of Medicine vice chair. He is active in clinical research trials for conditions such as celiac disease and encephalopathy. An assistant professor at Midwestern State University, School of Medicine, Dr. Kazi teaches at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and advises and teaches medical students and physician residents from local hospitals. When he's not in the office or performing procedures, he enjoys lecturing, reading, travel and running marathons.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Gastroenterologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn
  • Scottsdale Healthcare Shea

Board certifications

  • Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Dow Medical College
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Fellowship in Gastroenterology

Awards and publications

  • "America's Top Physicians," Consumers' Research Council of America
  • "Top Doc," Phoenix Magazine, 2015

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1164440293

Office locations

Arizona Gastrointestinal Associates

3501 N. Scottsdale Rd, Suite 150

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Arizona Gastrointestinal Associates

8761 E. Bell Rd, Suite 105

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

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Very thorough and offered solutions to my problems.
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He was very professional and kind.
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He was GREAT! He listen and explain things in detail.. I felt like I was in good hands. sue swanson
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The doctor and office staff were very accomodating. ZocDoc made a huge error and sent us to the wrong office but the doctor's office was willing to wait for us to drive to the other office. The doctor was very informativeand patient. He took the time to make sure that he had the timeline of events correct and explained the necessity for the follow up treatments and procedures.
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this doctor has no bedside manner, he has his assistant visit first to get exploratory information at best, shows no real concern other than taking charge and quickly scheduling 3 different appts for CT scans, bloodwork and colonoscopy withoutknowing (because he didn't ask) about a clear history of symptoms I've had. Seems like a conveyor belt type of doctor that wants to get patients in with a 5 minute interview and schedule appts to get the most bang out of my and my insurance companies bucks. appears somewhat arrogant and proud stating he's done over 20,000 colonoscapies. I was unimpressed with doctor and staff and cancelled all my appts.
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