Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

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Phlebology  ·  
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54 y/o
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Dr. Alex Afshar, MD is a phlebologist in Newtown, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in phlebology and family medicine.Read his story

Vein Institute

33 Church Hill Rd

Newtown, CT 06470
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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About Me

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 stud...

Patient Testimonials

"I want to say that I feel great after all my treatments here at the Vein Institute. I will reco...

Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & 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 to recommend Dr. Afshar

4.9

Based on 97 reviews

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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Not a single complaint of my experience - Dr. Afshar was always available for any questions (even late at night) and the procedures were all relatively quick and painless.
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Dr. Afshar and his entire medical staff have taken the best care of me through every procedure I have had here. I wouldn't consider going anywhere else!
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Great. Long process but the end results are worth it. Great staff.
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Best experience....so glad I chose this Doctor. Kind and experienced. Always gave an explanation of what was going on. I would recommend Dr. Afshar to anyone .
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I've been turned away by multiple vein specialist because of my age. They told me not to worry about it, I'm young. So they didn't bother to look into my situation or hear me out. I knew something was wrong so I found Alex Afshar online and decided to try one last Specialist! I'm so thankful I...Read More
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Aetna
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Golden Rule
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
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MultiPlan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
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Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
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Danbury Hospital

Danbury, CT