HomePhysiciansMichael J. Gaffud, MD

Michael J. Gaffud, MD


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.4
Based on 109 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Vascular Surgery
    • Vein Clinic
    • Years in Practice: 11


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Vascular Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Aneurysm, endovascular surgery, leg ulcers, varicose veins, vascular disease, vascular surgery


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Tulane University School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 01/2002
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School Rush University Medical Center/Cook County Hospital
    Title Resident in General Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Specialty Vascular Surgery

  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Lou Holtz Leadership Scholarship

  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Clinicopathological significance of major histocom
    • Diseases of the Pancreas: Crrent Surgica Therapy
    • Genetics
    • Improvement in the health-related quality-of-life
    • Thyroidectomy remains an effective treatment optio


  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.4
    Based on 109 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.4
    105 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.3
    107 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.4
    107 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.5
    104 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.4
    108 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.3
    108 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.4
    102 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.4
    108 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.3
    107 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.4
    108 ratings


    Comments (7)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    1.6
    Jun 16, 2019
    *Dr. Gaffud was not very friendly or very considerate of my issue. He gave some facts. Using same words I wasn't familiar with, and seemed ready to be done. I did not feel "cared for!" See more  
    3.6
    Apr 23, 2019
    I think Dr. Gaffud is a great doctor and I would trust him to take care of myself or a family member. He seems rushed.  
    5.0
    Mar 04, 2019
    100% attention to what had to done on my Appointment.  
    5.0
    Feb 01, 2019
    very professional and supportive  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Gaffud is a specialist and I was a little nervous about our first office visit. He understood my issues and was very reassuring. He was also really nice and relatable. I am so happy See more  
    2.1
    Sep 20, 2018
    Waited almost 1 hour. Spent about 10 minutes. Seemed somewhat disinterested as to my concerns  
    0.8
    Aug 21, 2018
    dismissive unconcerned   
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