Dr. Ali Assefi, MD

Dr. Ali Assefi, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Ali Assefi, MD is a nephrology specialist in Fairfax, VA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University College, University of London in 1984 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

13135 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy Ste 135

Fairfax, VA 22033

Contact Information

(703) 961-0488

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Assefi'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.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

46  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Purdue University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University College, University of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Royal Free Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Royal Free Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Georgetown University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Assefi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Assefi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Assefi to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Assefi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Assefi is a remarkable physician. Not only a skilled nephrologist ,but a compassionate man. He cared for my sister for decades, listened to her, often made her laugh-- and even when her health declined, gave her hope. He understands the concept of quality of life- and made that his goal for...more
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Nightmare doctors office. Location is difficult to get in and out of. Support staff is mostly incompetent. Appointment cancellations without notifications, failures to fill out paperwork for tests/labs, attempts to schedule appointments without consultation, failures to communicate vital...more
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Dr. Assefi has been my physician for over 20 years. He is an excellent physician who is extremely knowledgeable and highly recommended by other physicians. Dr. Assefi is dedicated and he has a great bedside manner. He is someone that you want in your corner.
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Very knowledgeable, patient friendly and responsive. I had his complete and and undivided attention. His instructions were clear and straight forward.
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This doctor is not professional and does not respect his patients. He definitely has a ego and is interested in making money from you proceed with precaution. My personal experience with him was horrible and too long to write a review on.
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