Dr. Zafar Khan

Urology
New York, NY
60 years experience male

Locations

ZAFAR khan

New York, NY

Address

130 E 18 th street, New York, NY, US
Directions

Practice website

Fax

2124208869

Insurances accepted

Vytra Health Plans

About

Bio

After graduating from Nishtar Medical college,Multan, Punjab, I came to England,UK.completed my surgical training an was elected Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, . I decided to come to New York , got Board certified in Urology.Affiliated with New York cornell, Lenox hill & Beth Israel hosp

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Urology

Licenses

United States: Florida, New York

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

225 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Sono/ ct scan/ MRI : Any of the above mentioned tests can make the diagnosis.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Fully: It is very easily cured with Metronidazole ( flagyl) tablets taken under the supervision of a physician.Zk.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Sperm count improves: The varicocele tony is done to improve the number of sperms in your semen. You may not see an increase in the volume of the semen.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
No: it is highly unlikely that semen will penetrate the clothes. Therefore pregnancy is highly unlikely.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Possible hernia?: You have many parts to your question. I will address the one which I think is important. The bulging of your lower left stomach, it is most likely a h... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
May be fungus: Without the benefit of examination, I can make general recommendations. The most common cause of itching is a fungal infection which also causes athle... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Urinary leakage: it is quite possible that you use pads for urinary leakage, these pads can cause local irritation. The presence of urine itself causes causes infectio... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Idiopathic hematuria: Approximately 10% of young normal adults have traces of blood as shown on the routine dip- stick test in the doctor's office. Microscopically 2-3 red ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Soft erections: simple translation will be " problem with erections".Most common form is" soft" erections which are due to less blood going into the penis to make it ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
No to all: The cialis is designed to have any effect on the semen. Also there is no evidence that running or jogging boosts the semen.There are no effective drug... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Many reasons!: you are young and you urinate many times at night.i suppose this is more recent, not all your life. Here are some reasons: 1, drinking more water at d... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes: small percentage of patients who take Flomax or Rapaflo (silodosin) will not be able to ejaculate. This condition is harmless and goes away when you w... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
2weeks: If the wound is completely healed, you should expect very little discomfort after 2-3 weeks
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A male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
2 weeks: The Tetracycline is used against Chlamydia, generally for 2 weeks( there is no set period). However as far as pain is concerned in the urethra one can... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Sciatica ?: Since you have a history of kidney problem one always keep that in mind. However your pain is going down the leg which raises the possibility of sciat... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Liver function tests: In order to suggest any intervention, medical or surgical, series of Lfts are needed. If they are all normal one has to remain conservative and pain b... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Change the pill: Ask your doctor to change the pill. There are alternatives.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Ignore: Sudden urge to urinate when you reach at the front door of your house- is over active bladder.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Not a drug of choice: I assume you took a complete course of Clindamycin 300 mg twice a day for one week? This is not a drug of choice for a man suspected of std. Also depe... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes: severe uti is a significant risk factor for miscarriage.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Enlargement: Blood in the urine( hematuria) can have different sources. You asked about prostate, most common at your age will be the simple enlargement. The incid... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
May be: Young men who do not masturbate or ejaculate by any method, may experience nocturnal emission , it is a nature's way to achieve ejaculation. It is co... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
99% No: The chances to get pregnant are during mid cycle(14 th day, when egg comes out), few days before and after are risky as well.A day before the period ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Nobody: Nobody can stop the kidneys from making stones!
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
No: No it does not matter, masterbation is harmless, it relaxes you to go to sleep soundly
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Need details: Dear young man, you mentioned two things, masturbation is not a problem and not related to urinary leakage, if the urine comes out before you reach th... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Need std tests: Your symptoms resemble that of " urethritis" . When standard urine tests( urinalysis culture " are negative, you need further specialized tests especi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Cortisone cream help: I have performed many thousands of catheterisations for women. I have found that many young women (and men) complain of discomfort for some time, it i... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Premature ejaculatio: Premature ejaculation is a vexing codition and may persist. It is not considred a disease, rather a learned reflex( pavlovian). Some traements suggest... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Must be seen by uro: The red spots on the scrotum are usually small hemangiomas( collection of blood vessels), they can bleed with friction from under clothing . Small war... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes you can: There is no reason that you cannot have a vaginal intercourse , it may be similar to anal intercourse.If the fistula is well established it will not c... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Not to worry: What you thought was semen in the urine is infact turbidity in the urine- it is mostly excess calcium after a meal of large dairy product. The phospha... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Strophic testis: The testicle can shrink at a very early age or later in adult life. Few of the main causes of testicular atrophy are, torsion(twisting), trauma ,infec... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Steroids are harmful: For a normal heathy young male to take steroids for body buildings is very harmful, let me count the ways: something which is not talked about openly,... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Normal: Your urinalysis is essentially normal. It does indicate that you donot drink enough water, as indicated by crystals and color. In female epithelial ce... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Swelling of prostate: When seeds are implanted in the prostate to kill the cancer, the prostate swells when the cancer dies.The swelling of prostate can cause blockage of t... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yeast infection: Most likely you have simple, common yeast infection. You can try Monistat 7 cream, if it does not get better, please see your gynaecologist. Zk.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes to uti: The discharging anal fistula, in a female will colonize the genital area. This will be the source of bacteria ( commonly e-coli ). You may consider ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Treat the depression: Yes you are right, depression is one of the major cause of sexual disorder. However the treatment of depression is paramount and when you treat it wit... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Future pregnancy: Ovaries produce the eggs, removal of one ovary reduces the number of eggs available for future pregnancies. Therefore it reduces the chances of having... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes: Genital warts are harder and raised from the normal skin. May be slightly darker in color.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Para phimosis : It is important to pull the skin back over the head of the penis.Many times due to rubber band like constriction the head of the penis will swell and ... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
May be: The green laser is used for small prostates, as an out patient or in an ambulatory service facility, same day procedure. However purist Beleive that i... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Normal: I have seen many men complaining about very small whit e bumps all arround the ridge of the head of the glans penis. This is not a disease of any kind... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes: if you have a craving for breakfast sausages you can eat it. There is absolutely no harm.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Kidney failure: Azotemia and urimea is the same condition. it is due to kidney failure. The impurities ( urea) accumulates in the blood because kidneys cannot ellimin... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Not necessarily: you have to wait and see the actual growth to be sure. Two weeks is a very short time. Itching may be related to other factors.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
What problem?: you did not mention what problems you are having.If it is very tight and you cannot pull back Copletely then you need circumcision.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
Yes, it is outpatien: This surgery is considered ambulatory and patients go home the same day. Most of the time the catheter is left in place to drain the bladder and promo... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Khan
Urology 60 years experience
No: In a virgin girl there is a partial membrane covering the vaginal opening , it is called "hymen". When a girl has the sex for the first time it tears ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. khan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. khan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Apr 8, 2017
He is awesome and perfect indeed
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! But as a Muslim we needed to be keep clean for prayer so is there any solution to stop this liquid come out during talk to girlfriend? Thanks
HealthTap member
Thanks Dr. Zafar. A post-op hematoma formed below the testicle. This pushed it upward and rotated it. Not happy with it where it is now :(
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Appreciate the quick response and thoughtful answer, I will definitely be using this app more often

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the Punjab, Nishtar Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 1963MD

Residency

BETH ISRAEL MEDICAL CENTER . New York

Awards

Top Urologist , Second Place, New York - Summer
2013
Top Urologist, First Place, New York - Winter
2015
Top Doctor, Third Place, the Manhattan Region - Spring
2017
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