Dr. Alaa Afifi, MD

Dr. Alaa Afifi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Alaa Afifi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

2200 E Fruit St Ste 207

Santa Ana, CA 92701

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Afifi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi treats Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction) more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Afifi treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Afifi performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi treats Vascular Disease more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Afifi treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alaa Afifi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    University Rochester Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1994
    Keesler Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    Albany Medical College
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1985
    Siena College
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Afifi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Afifi

4.5

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Best doctor I have ever had. Truly cares about his patients.
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Dr Afifi performed a CABGX4 and I was able to return to work within six weeks. So far it has held up very well and I have not experienced any chest pain from angina. I've been very active since the bypass surgery and thank Dr Afifi for the excellent job he did. I now have a defibrillator and hope...Read More
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Dr. Afifi treated me for a spontaneous pneumothorax and performed a blebectomy. From the moment I met him, he thoroughly explained my condition and the treatment options. I had complete trust in his decisions and felt safe in his care. He is genuinely caring and followed up with me after my...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Basic HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Whole HealthPrimeCare California HMO
Whole HealthPrimeCare California OAMC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Pathway X Guided Access HMO
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Enhanced Exclusive for Small Business HMO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Community Care Network HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicaid
Medicare Advantage PFFS
SmartCare HMO
WholeCare Network HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Signature
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid