Dr. Antonio Alfonso, MD

Dr. Antonio Alfonso, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Antonio Alfonso, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 50 years.

450 Clarkson Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11203

Contact Information

(718) 270-1421

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Cancer
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more than 63% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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more than 55% of peers
Thyroid Lobectomy
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more than 47% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Lipomas
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • University Of The Philippines College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • U Philippines-Philippine Ge
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Temple Hlth Scis Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Sloan-Kettering Cancer Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alfonso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alfonso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alfonso to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Alfonso's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Arverne, NY |
He did my surgery many years ago and it was the best experience inc all his staff
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alfonso accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Alfonso has admitting privileges

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
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