Dr. Salman Ashfaq, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Ashfaq's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northeast Georgia Medical Center
743 Spring Street North East
Gainesville, GA 30501
Emory Johns Creek Hospital
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA 30097

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ashfaq

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Cardiovascular Clinic of North Georgia
Cardiovascular Clinic of North Georgia
1287 Sims St
Gainesville, GA 30501
Cardiovascular Clinic of North Georgia
4700 Nelson Brogdon Blvd Suite 260
Buford, GA 30518
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    Dr. Ashfaq's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 2002
    • Internal Medicine, 1999
    • Interventional Cardiology, 2003
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    • Angiography
    • Angioplasty
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Cholesterol Management
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Echocardiogram
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Nuclear Stress Testing
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Congenital Hand Anomaly
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
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    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Ashfaq

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, 2004
    • Fellow of the Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, 2005
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    King Edward Medical College
    Graduated in 1994

    Residency Hospital

    Emory University School Of Med
    Washington U/B Jh/Slch Conc

    Fellowship Hospital

    Emory University Hospital
    Complete in 2003
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Ashfaq & 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. Ashfaq'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. Ashfaq has admitting privileges:

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    • Northeast Georgia Medical Center

    • Emory Johns Creek Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Ashfaq

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashfaq to family and friends

    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Ashfaq's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 16 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Ashfaq
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Ashfaq accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • HealthPartners
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
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    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • National Elevator
    • Pyramid Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
    • WellCare
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    Office Locations

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    Cardiovascular Clinic of North Georgia
    1287 Sims St
    Gainesville, GA 30501
    (678) 430-3110 (Office)
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    Cardiovascular Clinic of North Georgia
    4700 Nelson Brogdon Blvd Suite 260
    Buford, GA 30518
    (678) 430-3110 (Office)
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