Muhammad Afzal, MD, FCCP

Specialty:

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Language(s) Spoken:

English, Punjabi, Urdu

Joined PMA:

June 2002

About the Physician

Dr. Afzal earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Quaid-I-Azam Medical College in Bahawalpur, Pakistan. He completed internships at Bahawal Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and Residencies at Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital in Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Aga Khan University Hospital in Karachi, Pakistan and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also completed a post-doctoral scholar/fellowship at University of California Davis in Davis, California.

 

Dr. Afzal enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor sports, and occasionally gets in a game of golf. He also enjoys traveling. Dr. Afzal lives with his wife and two children in Sacramento.

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

"I believe the most fundamental rule of clinical medicine is to master the art of listening to patients, addressing their concerns, and putting their well-being and welfare above all considerations."
-- Dr. Muhammad Afzal

Education

Postdoctoral Scholar/Fellowship, 8/1997 to 9/2000
University of California Davis,
Davis, California

 

Residency – Internal Medicine, 7/1994 to 6/1996
Case Western Reserve University and Saint Luke’s Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Internship – Internal Medicine, 7/1993 to 6/1994
Case Western Reserve University and Saint Luke’s Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio

 

Sr. Residency – Anesthesiology, 1/1988 to 9/1988
Aga Khan University Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan

 

Residency – Anesthesiology, 5/1985 to 12/1987
Bahawal Victoria Hospital
Bahawalpur, Pakistan

 

Internship – General Surgery, 5/1984 to 5/1985
Bahawal Victoria Hospital
Bahawalpur, Pakistan

 

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B., B.S.), 1984
Quaid-I-Azam Medical College
Bahawalpur, Pakistan

 

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Pulmonary Medicine
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Critical Care Medicine

Leadership

Chief of Staff, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, 2012-2014
Vice Chief of Staff, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, 2011-2012
Secretary/Treasurer, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, 2010-2011

 

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

Professional Associations

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American College of Chest Physicians – Fellow
American Medical Association

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers