Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in general surgery.

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726 N Greenfield Rd Ste 105

Gilbert, AZ 85234
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ghazanfari'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ghazanfari "Dr. Ghazanfari continually strives for surgical excellence and has been consistently complemented on his surgical skill and bed side manner. Dr. Ghazanfari has a way about him that make his patients feel at ease and trust he will do all in his power to get them the best outcome possible. He continues to earn a great reputation among his peers and patients for his total patient care."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated


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53  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • St George's University
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Banner Good Samaritan Regional Med Center Phx Az 85006
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Banner Good Samaritan Regional Med Center Phx Az 85006
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghazanfari has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Persian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Ghazanfari is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Ghazanfari's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghazanfari to family and friends
36 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ghazanfari'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 (11)

Doctor was friendly and made me comfortable discuss my situation. Provided me the options and accommodated me immediately even if my biopsy was scheduled for another week.
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We are new in the area and was referred to DR Ghazanfari by our GP.. He worked My husband in for gallbladder surgery. He let us know step by step on everything going on. Excellent Dr.. So glad we were referred to this Dr. Thank you Dr Ghazanfari..
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Dr. Ghazanfari removed a weird growth from my son's face, and my son said it was painless. He was very nice and explained everything as he was doing it. I would definitely recommend Dr. Ghazanfari to anyone!
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Very efficient, yet pleasant doc . Went in for a consult on removal of a dime sized bump on my back, and I was very happy he took care of removing it right there on the spot (after Insurance authorization - the longest part of the process). Returned for removal of stitches and the same awesome...more
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Dr Ghazanfari was great! I had to get my gallbladder out and was a bit nervous he made me laugh and feel very comfortable. Such a great guy! The nurses at Paramount surgical center were very caring and did an amazing job!
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