Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD is a cardiology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

115 E 57th St Ste 1240

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 31 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Aboufares performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Venous Hypertension
very high
more than 92% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 92% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Aboufares's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Aboufares' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Aboufares "Ali F. Aboufares, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Aboufares is a cardiologist with clinical expertise in clinical cardiology, cardiac and peripheral vascular intervention. Dr. Aboufares is board certified in cardiology, interventional cardiology, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, and received his cardiology training at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, and peripheral training at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in Louisiana. Dr. Aboufares sees patients at three convenient locations; Midtown East, Midtown West and at Columbia Universality Medical Center / NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights."
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2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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27  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aboufares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aboufares' Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aboufares to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Aboufares' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Extremely thorough in his approach and spends time with the patient to explain details. He accommodated us at short notice and gave us time extending beyond office hours. Highly recommend Dr. Aboufares.
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