Dr. Asharaf Dabawala | Medical Director & President

Meet Dr. Dabawala

Dr. Asharaf Dabawala is a medical director, president, and the founding director of Horizon Medical Center in Schaumburg, IL. For more than 27 years, Dr. Dabawala has provided the Greater Chicago community with the highest level of compassionate medical care by combining his advanced education, extensive experience, and refined skills with modern technology. He offers comprehensive family medicine and primary care services for patients ages 12 and up. Dedicated to promoting overall wellness, Dr. Dabawala takes time to get to know each of his patients so that he may better understand their unique needs and help them enjoy lasting health.

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Dabawala maintains an unwavering commitment to delivering patient care and satisfaction for all those who visit Horizon Medical Center. Renowned for both his vast expertise and caring bedside manner, he has been honored with numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including:

  • Best Resident Teacher's Award by the American Academy of Family Practice
  • Patients' Choice Awards by Vitals.com in 2018, 2017, 2014, 2011, 2010, and 2009
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award by Vitals.com
  • America's Most Honored Professionals Award by the American Registry

In addition to these achievements, Dr. Dabawala earned the highest possible score of 99th percentile at the national level on the American Board of Family Practice in-service examination. Given such distinguished accomplishments and recognition, it is easy to see why he consistently receives such high satisfaction ratings from his patients.

Personal Interests

When he is not busy providing exemplary care for his patients, Dr. Dabawala can be found enjoying some of his most cherished pastimes. His personal interests include music, literature, and poetry. Dr. Dabawala is well-known for his own poetry works and is the author of two published books. One of his books is currently being used as a textbook by two universities as part of their Master of Arts curriculum.


"I was very pleasantly surprised. My first treatment had resulted in a cumulative loss of just over 3 inches. After continued treatments, I have noticed that my pant legs are loose around my thighs. I am continuing treatments because it worked from day one! I was so pleased with the facility and Sureel Dabawala who administers the treatments. She is very knowledgeable and made me feel very at ease. I highly recommend this facility for the Ultra Slim Treatments. I am also encouraged to continue with clean eating habits and exercise."



"Dr Ashraf Dabawala is the most caring and experienced doctor that I have come across and have ever heard about, Dr Dabawala's unique knowledge and skills enables him to diagnose and cure the most difficult health problems that many other doctors gave up on me in the past, he has a very kind and humane touch which creates instant confidence and faith in him by his patients, he has highest quality treatment and high professionalism - Thank you Dr D. for being such a wonderful professional - Daksha Thakker"



"Dr Dabawala is a God sent angel on earth. He is an incredible doctor who treats all his petients with utmost respect and takes their health very seriously. He guides them thru all the needed treatments and follows up in detail. Recently, I have undegone some treatments with him and I am extremely happy with the way things are progressing."



"Can't believe this place doesn't have 5/5. Been going there since I was a kid. Dabawala is amazing. Event the most complicated patients can be rest assured and rely upon his clinical judgment. He will not blindly prescribe drugs just to make more money. He sincerely works, focused upon your well being"



"Horizon Medical Center is the best clinic that I can recommend to anybody. Dr Ashwar Dabawala and his staff are extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The clinic is well equipped, so many tests can be done in one place. I am patient of this clinic for almost 30 years and I will never change."



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