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 Fairfield, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. He specializes in phlebology and family medicine.Read his story

Vein Institute

1305 Post Rd Ste 202

Fairfield, CT 06824
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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

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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"

2  Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

8  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 to recommend Dr. Afshar

4.9

Based on 97 reviews

5 Stars
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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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Rakan N. – Aug 28, 2018
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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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Deb S. – Aug 24, 2018
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Great. Long process but the end results are worth it. Great staff.
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Aug 07, 2018
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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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Jul 20, 2018
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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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