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Specializes in Pulmonology • Female

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Dr. Alfakir's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Tpke
Wayne, NJ 07470

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical Specialists of Northern New Jersey
Medical Specialists of Northern New Jersey
378 Belmont Ave
Haledon, NJ 07508
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    Dr. Alfakir's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pulmonology
    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonology
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Pulmonary Function Tests
    • Thoracentesis
    • Ventilation Management
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • Alkalosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Bird Flu
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cryptococcosis
    • Emphysema
    • Influenza (Flu)
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Incompetence
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tuberculosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Alfakir

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New Jersey.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alfakir & Staff

    • English
    • Arabic
  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. Alfakir's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Alfakir has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center

    • Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alfakir

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alfakir to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Dr. Alfakir's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    4 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    4 responses

    Experience with Dr. Alfakir

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    4 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Medical Specialists of Northern New Jersey
    378 Belmont Ave
    Haledon, NJ 07508
    (973) 925-4848 (Office)
    (973) 925-4851 (Fax)
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