Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

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Phlebology  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
(76)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alex Afshar, MD is a phlebologist in Newtown, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ross University, School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in phlebology and family medicine.Read his story

Vein Institute of Connecticut

33 Church Hill Rd

Newtown, CT 06470
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

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Dr. Afshar's Experience

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Dr. Afshar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Phlebology
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Afshar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Afshar "Alex Afshar, MD, is a board-certified family practice physician and an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, hemorrhoids and other types of vein disease, with extensive training in the field of Phlebology (the study of vein disease). Dr. Afshar is a well-loved physician in Newtown and Fairfield, whose patients praise his ability to give them the time and individual attention they believe make a real difference in their medical care. As a passionate advocate of safe and ethical care, he is committed to providing the most appropriate, effective and safe non-surgical, in office vein treatment procedures to help patients get back to their active lives with virtually no downtime or discomfort. Dr. Afshar has a good working knowledge of Spanish, and enjoys reading, motocross, wakeboarding, and gardening in his spare time."

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Patient Testimonials

This content was provided by Dr. Afshar I want to say that I feel great after all my treatments here at the Vein Institute. I will recommend all my friends to come here. They are great. I am grateful and very happy with my results

Care Philosophy

"Alex Afshar, MD, is a board-certified family practice physician and an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, hemorrhoids and other types of vein disease, with extensive training in the field of Phlebology (the study of vein disease). Dr. Afshar is a well-respected physician in Newtown and Fairfield, whose patients praise his ability to give them the time and individual attention they believe make a real difference in their medical care. As a passionate advocate"
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Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Ross University, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Stamford Hosp/Columbia U
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Stamford Hosp/Columbia U
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Afshar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Member
  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Member
  • American College of Phlebology, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Medical Association, Member

Dr. Afshar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afshar to family and friends
4.9
based on 76 total reviews (61 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

  • 5
    (73)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Afshar's 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (61)

Dr Afshar and his team could not have been any better in making me feel comfortable. My legs never looked better.
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Great office, wonderful staff. Very nice secretary!
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excellent
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I have had really wonderful care by Dr. Afshar and the entire staff. Everyone is helpful and friendly and explain everything clearly before and for followup on every procedure. The improvement has been remarkable. Thanks to the whole crew!
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Everything went as planned!
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