Dr. Amer Rafiaa, MD

Dr. Amer Rafiaa, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Amer Rafiaa, MD is an oncology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in oncology.

445 Bay Ridge Pkwy

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

(718) 333-5118

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Blood Disorders
more than 75% of peers
more than 71% of peers
Urinary Disorders
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Rafiaa'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.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

76  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rafiaa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rafiaa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rafiaa to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rafiaa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Had my father visit him for the first time today. They are suspecting lymphoma but they still are not sure. Terrible bedside manner. Did not respond to questions respectfully; was very nasty. Also, when first disclosing the possibility of cancer to my father, he came out bluntly instead of showing...more
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Wait is always long and office is SO FILTHY. I was on a controlled substance which required I go into his office and pick up a paper prescription from the front desk. He continued to charge me for an office visit each time, which is ridiculous and fraud. Patients can't be charged an office visit...more
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Dr. Rafiaa and his staff are AMAZING! I've been seeing him for over a year now, and he has helped me face my fight against colon cancer by keeping me positive and hopeful. Highly recommend him and his staff. They're a great team!
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