Dr. Zafar is an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medical and Public Health, division of surgical oncology. He earned his medical degree from Aga Kahn University and his residency in general surgery followed by fellowships in complex general surgery oncology and minimally invasive surgery.

His clinical focus is in gastrointestinal malignancies especially laparoscopic and robotic approaches to cancer surgery. Dr Zafar specializes in malignant disease of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, stomach, small intestine, neuroendocrine tumors, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, retroperitoneal sarcoma and in peritoneal surface malignancies including cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC procedures