M. Firdos Ziauddin, MD, FACS

Specialties:

Care Provider Overall: 
5
Provider Reviews: 
76
  • Clinical Details
  • Education
  • News & Video
Hospital Privileges: 
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital
Clinical Interests: 
  • Breast Surgery
  • Multidisciplinary breast cancer treatment
  • Nipple-sparing and skin-sparing mastectomies
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Standard and oncoplastic lumpectomies
  • Standard mastectomy

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider: 
5
Patients' Confidence in Care Provider: 
5
Time Care Provider Spent with Patient: 
5
Care Provider Spoke Using Clear Language: 
5
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions: 
5
Care Provider's Concern for Questions and Worries: 
5
Care Provider's Explanations of Condition/Problem: 
5
Care Provider Information About Medications: 
5
Care Provider Instructions for Follow-Up Care: 
5
Care Provider's Friendliness and Courtesy: 
5
Residency: 
  • Columbus/St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
Certification: 
  • American Board of Surgery
Education: 
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Fellowship: 
  • National Cancer Institute/NIH, Bethesda, Md. (Immunotherapy, Surgical Oncology)
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. (Surgical Oncology)

Podcasts

Dr. Firdos Ziauddin - Breast Surgery by Guthrie

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Guthrie Patient: September 2017
Good experience.
Guthrie Patient: September 2017
I was very happy with the amount of time Dr. Z spent with me.
Guthrie Patient: September 2017
He seemed to be very compassionate at a time when it was important and comforting.
Guthrie Patient: August 2017
provider was amazing
Guthrie Patient: July 2017
I am very pleased with this surgeon. He called me as soon as my test results were available. I haven't had the surgery yet but I believe in him.
Guthrie Patient: June 2017
*Dr. Ziauddin provided top-notch care to me. He explained things well, listened carefully and took his time. I really appreciated his concern and attention. I felt like I was in good hands!
Guthrie Patient: June 2017
Very good provider, hope you keep it.
Guthrie Patient: June 2017
*Dr. Z discussed all aspects of diagnosis & treatment with me.
Guthrie Patient: June 2017
I came in specifically to ask Q & for an exam _____ underarm area, where I have a lot of pain. He did not even examine the area nor talk to me about what I could do or who to see. Insisted I do the mammo, 1st.
Guthrie Patient: May 2017
*Dr. Ziauddin treated me with genuine empathy & concern. For example: on one occasion he spent close to an hour with me, patiently explaining surgical options. I feel calm and confident when interacting with him.