Dr. Ahmad Ghafoori, MD

Radiation Oncology •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Ghafoori
Accepting new patients

Austin Cancer Centers

12221 N MO Pac Expy Austin, TX 78758

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(512) 505-5500

Dr. Ahmad Ghafoori, MD is a Radiation Oncology Specialist in Austin, TX and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Harvard Medical School medical school in 2005. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ghafoori to book an appointment.


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Dr. Ghafoori accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Ghafoori's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cancer
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Dr. Ghafoori treats Cancer more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Ghafoori treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Astrocytoma
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC)
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (Includes: Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Chromophobe Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Duodenal Cancer
  • Ear Cancer
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Pancreatic Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cancer
  • Familial Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Gall Bladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Genital System Cancer
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Gland Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • Heart Cancer
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Infundibulocystic Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint Cancer
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Carcinoma
  • Limb Cancer
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Genitourinary Cancer
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Merkel Cell Cancer
  • Metastatic Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Metastatic Blood Cancer
  • Metastatic Bone Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Metastatic Lymph Cancer
  • Metastatic Nervous System Cancer
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Metastatic Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Soft Tissue Cancer
  • Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer With Occult Primary
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Neck Cancer
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Cancer
  • Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome
  • Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Noduloulcerative Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Nose Cancer
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer, Adult
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Palate Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Cancer
  • Papillary Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Parotid Gland Cancer
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pelvic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Pigmented Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 10
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 11
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 14
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 3
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 4
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 5
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 6
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 7
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 8
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - 9
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 1
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary - X-Linked 2
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -12
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -13
  • Prostate Cancer - Hereditary -15
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Retinal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Cord Cancer
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer, Familial
  • Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Supraglottic Laryngeal Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urinary Tract Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Gynecologic Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghafoori treats Gynecologic Cancer more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Ghafoori treats this condition more than 26% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Glassy Cell Carcinoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
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Dr. Ghafoori's conditions and procedures:

  • Brachytherapy
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Radiation Oncology Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy

Dr. Ghafoori's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ghafoori

4.7

Based on 31 ratings

5 Stars
90.3225806451613%
(28)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
6.451612903225806%
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  • Staff friendliness (30)
  • Appointment scheduling (29)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (28)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (22)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Mar 29, 2020
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Being one of Dr. Ghafoori's cervical cancer patients was a privilege. I was able to experience another human being that truly genuinely cares about the well being & health of others that have been diagnosed with such an ugly disease. Dr. Ghafoori's knowledge & ability to diagnose & comfort an individual at the same time is truly a gift. I am so glad I was led to his practice because he was terrific as well as his surrounding Dr. assistance & other clinical staff members. I would highly recommend him to others if they have been diagnosed with cancer & had to have radiation treatments. Thank you for all that you do daily
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May 07, 2019
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Dr. Ghafoori, along with his nursing staff, radiation technicians and support staff have been incredible. They have made every effort to address any concern or issues I have had. My results have been great, much to the credit of this wonderful doctor, and I know that I am in very good hands. I always feel confident that he has my best interests in mind. I can not recommend highly enough this doctor and his office of professional staff.
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T. Widlock in TX – Feb 12, 2019
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Less than 1 if possible. Was talked about as though I was not in the room. First treatment I was left in an alcove in the hallway with my legs spread covered by a sheet. Most traumatic experience of my Cancer treatment. I should have refused treatment after first Brachytherapy nightmare. I would like to express my gratitude to the external Radiological team. They were very kind.
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  • Staff friendliness
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Austin Tx, TX – Aug 22, 2018
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A very caring doctor. He treated my vestibular schwannama successfully with the cyberknife radiation. I would recommend him and this treatment to anyone who is a candidate for this type of treatment. The treatment killed the cyst, the numbness on my face is gone. Being very optimistic that the hearing will come back.
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Ann Bamsch in Warda, TX – Jan 12, 2018
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I had radiation therapy for cancer in my prostate bed/pelvic area. Dr. Ghafoori was very thorough and extremely knowledgeable in developing an the individual radiation plan for me and my specific medical case. He went out of his way to fully explain what was needed to treat my specific case, the possible side effects and fully answered all the many questions that I had about this treatment. In addition, he did all this with a genuinely caring and truly compassionate manner from his heart.
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ken b. in Austin, TX – Jul 22, 2017
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After speaking with my Neurologist i was told to try a procedure called CyberKnife and was sent to Dr Ghafoori's office to start they were all very welcoming and understanding of my needs. I had or (have) Trigeminal Neuralgia and it was the worst hell I've ever been through.When i got to meet Dr Ghafoori he spoke to me in a very calm and intelligent way on what they were going to do and possible outcomes. I am now pain free 3 months after Thank You doctor you gave me my life back.
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Matthew West in Austin, TX – Mar 29, 2016
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Dr. Ghafoori and his staff are wonderful. Dr. Ghafoori took his time with me and answered all my questions.
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Patti Steffey in Brownwood TX – Jan 25, 2016
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Dr. Ghafoori is pleasant to deal with when he is in the room with you as a patient. He listens well and has good feedback. The reason I can't give him 5 stars though is that he keeps patients waiting way too long. His Nurse Practitioner, Kerry, comes in to see the patient first and pretty promptly. She is really wonderful in her role as well. But I have waited anywhere from 25-50 minutes for Dr. Ghafoori to come in after her, and that is very frustrating, especially with no apology.
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Biography

It is a special privilege to care for patients who have been diagnosed with cancer. I am deeply affected by the courage and resilience my patients demonstrate daily, which continually drives me to seek the best treatment options possible. I strive to...Read more

Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

2010
Duke University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2006
Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Harvard Medical School
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Austin Cancer Centers

Austin Cancer Centers12221 N MO Pac Expy Austin, TX 78758
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Austin Cancer Centers2600 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Austin, TX 78702
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin

Austin, TX

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

Austin, TX

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

St. David's Georgetown Hospital

Georgetown, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

St. David's Medical Center

Austin, TX

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

St. David's North Austin Medical Center

Austin, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

Round Rock, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

Austin, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)