Atif Zaman M.D., M.P.H.

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Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology School of Medicine

Not currently accepting patients

4.9 out of 5 (272 Ratings, 65 Comments)


  • Cancer
  • Digestive Health
  • Hepatology / Liver Disease
  • Medicine

Special focus on

  • Hepatology
  • Liver Cancer


  • M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 0 1991
  • M.P.H., Oregon Health & Science University, Portland Oregon 2000
  • Residency:

    • Internal medicine-Baylor School of Medicine, Houston
  • Fellowship:

    • Gastroenterology-Oregon Health & Science University, Portland


Dr. Zaman is the director of Clinical Hepatology at OHSU. His research interests are Hepatitis C, portal hypertension, gastrointestinal bleeding, public health and liver disease. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor School of Medicine, and his Gastroenterology fellowship at OHSU. Dr. Zaman is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.His current research studies include Principal Investigator for each listed:    A physician based surveillance system for chronic liver disease in Multnomah, County, ORA Multi-center Trial to Study Acute Liver Failure Assessment of the clinical characteristics of patients with steatosis as compared to patients with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: A case-control study.A survey of community practice patterns: Prevention of first variceal bleed, therapy of acute variceal hemorrhage, prophylaxis of rebleeding after initial variceal hemorrhage.Endoscopic screening of varices to prevent first variceal bleed: A prospective evaluation of practice patterns using a national endoscopic database (clinical outcomes research initiative-CORI).An evaluation of the utility of candidate serum markers for the In Vitro diagnosis of liver fibrosis.               When Dr. Zaman is away from medicine he enjoys spending time with family, traveling and playing squash.


  • English

Memberships and associations

  • Internal medicine, 1994

Patient Ratings

4.9 out of 5 (272 Ratings, 65 Comments)

The patient ratings score is an average of all responses to the question "How likely would you be to recommend this provider to your family and friends (on a scale of 0 to 10)" on our nationally-recognized NRC patient surveys.

Patient Comments

  • Feb 06, 2019

    On time, respectful, forthright, conscientious, thorough, personal and kind.

  • Feb 06, 2019

    Dr Zaman is direct, efficient and has clear plan of action for my medical condition.

  • Jan 30, 2019

    Always knowledgeable and very down to earth.

  • Jan 25, 2019

    The doctor was very professional very very caring and very empathetic towards my condition he made me feel like that if he was, he really cared about my well being and he has a good advice I'm glad he's my doctor.

  • Jan 23, 2019

    He has always given me hope when I had none. He is very smart but also caring. I would not be alive without him.

  • Jan 18, 2019

    Great doctor I feel very comfortable seeing him he communicates very well with me. It is a pleasure having him for doctor.

  • Jan 09, 2019

    Dr Zaman has been my specialist as a Hepatology provider for the last 18 years. Throughout this period he has been a very knowledgeable, caring and efficient specialist. In many ways I owe much of my life to him, after all these years I am again under his care & caring approach to my health care. I am now a very happy patient of the OHSU health care system !!

  • Jan 04, 2019

    All is great service, very happy to be treated by OHSU.

  • Dec 26, 2018

    OHSU visit was on time. Parking good easy in and out. Traffic around construction a hassle. Dr. Zaman was on time with appointment. Very thorough in explaining test results, answering any questions I had and explaining future direction of my healthcare.

  • Dec 21, 2018

    All I can say is my provider Dr. Zaman has been the best doctor that I've ever experienced. He saved my life, and that pretty much sums it up. He's fantastic and again, saved my life. Thank you.

  • Dec 13, 2018

    very gifted caring staff.

  • Dec 12, 2018

    Very good

  • Dec 12, 2018


  • Dec 07, 2018

    Dr Zaman always takes the time to explain things to you. He shows genuine concern and interest in your case. I don?t feel like I could get the same level of care anywhere else.

  • Dec 05, 2018

    Great as always. He does not rush me, answers my questions, is friendly.

  • Nov 29, 2018

    Awesome doctor, everything went well and I learned a lot. Thank you.

  • Nov 19, 2018

    Always excellent. Takes time to explain all treatment options.

  • Nov 08, 2018


  • Nov 05, 2018

    Dr. Zaman was very efficient. He was friendly and very thorough in his questions and response to my questions. I look forward to seeing him again.

  • Nov 04, 2018

    Always friendly and treat me like family

  • Nov 01, 2018

    personal and warm. Seems to remember us each time at my yearly appointment. We have great confidence in his expertise in his field. The visit was on time and was quick. All of the people we dealt with were friendly and helpful. Good staff and good visit.

  • Oct 31, 2018

    I very much appreciate Dr. Zaman for all of his help and work in the past years that he has given me. He's a very good doctor.

  • Oct 26, 2018

    Dr. Zaman is such a positive person. I always feel better after seeing him.

  • Oct 17, 2018

    Excellent care

  • Oct 16, 2018

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  • Oct 12, 2018

    It is always good when I see Dr. Zaman. He explains everything in a way I can understand, and he never acts like he is in a big rush to leave.

  • Oct 04, 2018

    Been with him for 13 years. I'm healthy so he is going his job. Thank you

  • Oct 02, 2018

    Great experience.

  • Sep 27, 2018

    Dr Zaman has always been thorough, upfront and very professional. I meet with him yearly in person but I know he is always available at any other time to answer any questions I may have.

  • Sep 25, 2018

    professional--very nice--informative--outstanding MD

  • Sep 18, 2018

    Doctor Zaman and Staff are very nice, informative . Had a wonderful visit.

  • Sep 11, 2018

    Every time I have gone for an appointment it's been very quick and no waiting for blood draw or having my procedure. Everyone very friendly from checking in to the technicians and nurses and Dr. ZAMAN who is just great!

  • Sep 10, 2018

    Very good doctor. He makes sure I understand everything he is trying to tell me. Very prompt. Has good people working with him. Nurse Mgr Lisa, great. Check in nurse, great his nurse I can't spell or pronounce her men. I think it is Pernella. ? She is super. This is the A team for sure.

  • Aug 25, 2018

    overall good

  • Aug 22, 2018

    We drive from Medford and glad to do it because Dr Zaman is the best Dr I could ever have. He answers the questions that are to me importand and puts my mind at ease. He knows what all is going on with my diease and I would never be able to find out the answers on my own with my computer. He works well with my doctor and I'm in good hands. Very pleased and my liver is holding up well and I hope to see him again next August.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    He very diligent in making sure my liver and kidney functions are doing well! I have specialist watching over me

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Yes, Zaman was extremely kind, very knowledgeable and he was professional. He made me feel very comfortable. Thank you.

  • Aug 22, 2018

    Dr Zaman is the best. I believe he is truly interested in my health and well being.

  • Aug 21, 2018

    i was quite satisfied with my visit.

  • Aug 20, 2018

    It is an ongoing (annual) visit/check-up.

  • Aug 15, 2018

    The BEST! A provider who really cares about the health of his patients.

  • Aug 15, 2018

    He's the expert in his field

  • Aug 09, 2018

    He is very knowledgeable and answers all questions. He Is courteous.

  • Aug 08, 2018

    Dr. Zaman is always thorough and goes above and beyond.

  • Jul 30, 2018

    Dr. Zaman was courteous, professional, and encouraging. I trust him.

  • Jul 29, 2018

    Very attentive answeted all my questions.

  • Jul 27, 2018

    He was very thorough and friendly and courteous and caring.

  • Jul 25, 2018

    Very good overall. Began seeing him post transplant about 11yrs ago. We are both very determined to eliminate my hep c.

  • Jul 20, 2018

    Excellent resource for our family, excellent understanding of needs, great professional interaction!

  • Jul 18, 2018

    I've been seeing Dr. Zaman since 2004, my mom and myself. And he has been just excellent from all aspects, and we totally can trust his judgment and medical advice, and also over the years kind of become friends. It's always a pleasure to see him, and the greatest doctor we ever experienced. Thanks.

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