Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Ali Aboufares, MD is a cardiology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from American University of Beirut / Faculty of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

115 E 57th St Ste 1240

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

(212) 319-3977

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 35 More

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(212) 319-3977

Dr. Aboufares accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UniCare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 81% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares performs this procedure more than 81% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares performs this procedure more than 74% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Catheterization
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares performs this procedure more than 72% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Venous Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Venous Hypertension more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Heart Disease more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 45% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Congenital Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Heart Murmur
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Heart Murmur more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Aboufares treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 30% of their peers

Dr. Aboufares treats this condition more than 30% of their peers

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Dr. Aboufares' conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Hypertension

About Me

Biography

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 vasc...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

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Dr. Aboufares' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Aboufares

4.5

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      I am well and alive due to Dr. Ali Aboufares"s top of the line care and professionalism in dealing with my medical issues. He has all the time to listen and jointly advocate with me what is best course of intervention plan suited for me. With Dr. Ali, I did not go wrong! FTapiculin
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      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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      Laszlo Retsagi MD115 E 57th St Ste 1240 New York, NY 10022
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