Dr. Anita Afzali
Gastroenterologist · Ulcerative Colitis · Crohn's Disease · Columbus, Ohio
Anita Afzali, MD, is a gastroenterologist and medical director at the Ohio State University Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center. Her research is guided by a sense of compassion towards her patients, focusing on improving IBD therapy outcomes. A forerunner in her field, Dr. Afzali served a leading role in the development of the Northwest's first pediatric to adult IBD transition clinic.
"I enjoy providing compassionate and comprehensive care to my patients[...]working at an academic medical center, where we’re able to provide excellent patient care, participate in research and train the next generation of physicians."
-Dr. Anita Afzali
In addition to top-ranking education and research facilities, the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center has earned the international distinction in cancer, critical care, heart, imaging, neurosciences, and transplantation. The Center represents more than 1,000 physicians in virtually every medical specialty, who conduct over 1 million patient visits each year. The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of 12 centers nationwide to have earned the 2016 UHC Quality Leadership Award from the University HealthSystem Consortium. They also ranked third of 104 academic medical centers, based on quality, safety, efficiency, and patient-centered care.