Kashaf Sherafgan, MD

ACS West Campus

Specialties

General Surgery

Special Interests

Robotic Surgery
Advanced Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Breast Cancer Specialist
Trauma Surgery

ABOUT DR. SHERAFGAN

Dr. Kashaf Sherafgan is a Board Certified General Surgeon. She completed her medical school in Lahore, Pakistan and then went on to do her internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. She completed her residency at Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans in 2010. After residency, she worked in private practice while continuing to be involved with academics at the Tulane Surgery Program. She then moved to her Alma mater, Mount Sinai’s Elmhurst Hospital and was involved with general and trauma surgery, while actively training surgery residents. She moved to Tucson to be with her husband Nusrum Iqbal MD, an Internal Medicine Hospitalist and joined Arizona Community of Surgeons West Campus in 2016.

Dr. Sherafgan has a passion for surgery and she loves teaching. She mentors high school students, who routinely shadow her, and she inspires them to the field of medicine and surgery. She is also actively involved with teaching 3rd and 4th year medical students from AT Still University, Mesa Arizona. She is also an instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and teaches it regularly at the University. She also does medical missions and volunteer work including holding workshops for cancer patients.

Dr. Sherafgan has been performing advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery since completing her residency in 2010. And since 2016 her practices also involves robotic surgery particularly for colon and rectal cancer, diverticular disease, hernias and gallbladder surgery. She also does abdominal wall reconstructions for recurrent hernias. She also performs surgeries for benign diseases, including surgery for hemorrhoids, anal fissures, cysts and lipomas. Dr. Sherafgan has special interest in breast surgery (benign and malignant disease processes) and being a female holds these patients close to her heart. She is a member of the Breast Cancer Center and an active member of the multidisciplinary program, involving tumors boards, for close surveillance and cancer management at the hospital.

Dr. Sherafgan is dedicated to her patient’s well-being and quick recovery. She is participating with major health plans and is accepting new patients. She is affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Santa Cruz Valley Regional Hospital.

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ACCEPTED INSURANCES
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • BCBS Neighborhood
  • Care1st/ ONECare
  • Care More
  • Cigna
  • Health Choice/ Health Choice Generations
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Tricare
  • Health Net Ambetter
  • Humana
  • Humana Medicare “Humana Gold”
  • Mercy Care Plan/ Mercy Care Advantage (Medicare)
  • University Family Care (UFC)/ UFC Advantage (Medicare)
  • United Health Care (UHC)/ Pacificare
  • UHC Military & Veterans (Tricare)
  • UHC Community Care (APIPA)/ APIPA Medicare

* pending credentialing / contracting

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PROCEDURES
  • Abcesses
  • Abnormal mammogram
  • Adrenal
  • Anorectal diseases
  • Biopsy lymph node
  • Breast cysts
  • Breast lumps
  • Cancers: Anal/Rectal, Breast, Thyroid, Gallbladder, Colon, Pancreas, Lung, Liver, Esophageal, Skin, Stomach
  • Chest mass
  • Colitis (ulcerative)
  • Condyloma
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Emphyema
  • Esophageal mass
  • Excision lesion
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Fissure
  • Fistula
  • Gallbladder
  • Gerd (acid reflux)
  • GIST (Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor)
  • Goiter
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernias: inguinal, femoral, ventral, incisional, umbilical, hiatal
  • Lipomas/excision of various lumps and bumps
  • Liver biopsy
  • Liver cyst/mass/Cirrhosis
  • Mediastinal mass
  • Melanoma
  • Neck lumps
  • Pancreatic mass
  • Pancreatitis/Pancreatic cyst
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Pilonidal cyst
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Retroperitoneal mass
  • Pancreatic mass
  • Sarcoma
  • Sebaceous cysts
  • Spleen
  • Thoracic (lung)
  • Thyroid nodule

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TESTIMONIALS

Thank You

★★★★★
5 5 1
I just want to officially thank her for being my doctor and supporting me through this tough journey of colon cancer. She is not only a great surgeon but also listens to me which doctors don't do nowadays. Thank you for being my savior.

A God Send

★★★★★
5 5 1
Dr. S made an almost unbearable situation for my husband and I a bit more bearable. She was there for us, and she explained things so well and she always put our minds at ease. She would call me at night or early morning if I missed seeing her at the hospital. She connects with the entire family and is the most involved doctor I've ever experienced. I trust her completely. She works very hard and has many patients at different hospitals - but she sees them all and makes sure you are connected. Works wkends too.

The Best Surgeon

★★★★★
5 5 1
We got really lucky that we were referred to Dr. Sherafgan. She took care of my father with such care as if we were family. His hospital stay was only 3 days as she did minimally invasive surgery and we cannot even see the scars any more. And she referred him to a great oncologist as well. I cannot thank her enough. I recommend her to everyone.

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