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Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 52


Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD is a general surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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(480) 926-3353

Dr. Ghazanfari accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
American Indian Health Plan
Care1st Health Plan Arizona
Health Net Access
Mercy Care Plan
Phoenix Health Plan
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Arizona PHCS
AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
Banner Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Care 1st Health Plan
AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus PPO
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Humana
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
MultiPlan
One Health
PHCS
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Principal Financial Group
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
Commercial HMO
Community Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Ghazanfari's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghazanfari performs Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ghazanfari performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Lipomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghazanfari treats Lipomas more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ghazanfari treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ghazanfari performs Gallbladder Removal more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Ghazanfari performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Ghazanfari's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • 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 (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Persian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Ghazanfari's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ghazanfari

4.7

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1 Star
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Thank you Dr. Ghazanfari for saving my life back in Oct! I went to the ER after 2 days of abdominal pain and tests showed I had a perforated colon. Surgery was immediately scheduled without knowing who would be doing it. And low and behold Dr. Ghazanfari showed up. Boy was I relieved as he had...Read More
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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...Read More
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