Dr. John K. Afshar, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 54

509 SE Riverside Dr Ste 203
Stuart, FL 34994
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Dr. Afshar:

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Dr. Afshar's Experience

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Dr. Afshar's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Afshar Performs

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • See all 13 procedures

Conditions Dr. Afshar Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • See all 28 conditions

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Martin Medical Center
200 South East Hospital Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Afshar

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Martin Medical Group
Back & Spine Center of Martin Health Sys.
509 SE Riverside Dr Ste 203
Stuart, FL 34994
Back & Spine Center of Martin Health Sys.
10050 SW Innovation Way Ste 102
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987
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    Dr. Afshar's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotaxis
    2
    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Tumor
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Afshar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    Georgetown University

    Fellowship Hospital

    Nat Inst Hlth
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Afshar & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Afshar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Martin Medical Center where Dr. Afshar has admitting privileges:

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    • Martin Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Afshar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afshar to family and friends

    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Afshar's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 22 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Afshar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    23 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    23 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Afshar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Tricare
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    • United Healthcare
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Martin Medical Group
    Back & Spine Center of Martin Health Sys.
    509 SE Riverside Dr Ste 203
    Stuart, FL 34994
    (772) 288-5862 (Office)
    B
    Martin Medical Group
    Back & Spine Center of Martin Health Sys.
    10050 SW Innovation Way Ste 102
    Port Saint Lucie, FL 34987
    (772) 288-5862 (Office)
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