Dr. Ashar Afzal, MD

Dr. Ashar Afzal, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Ashar Afzal, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Waterloo, IA. He specializes in pain medicine.

1825 Logan Ave

Waterloo, IA 50703

Contact Information

(319) 235-5390

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Afzal'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

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

44  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Iowa.

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 Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Afzal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Afzal's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afzal to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Afzal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

at first I felt confident with the Dr, but after I didn't have the results he expected I was dropped as a patient. He didn't delve deeper into my back issues. He stated I was inoperable and there was nothing else to do. My family Dr got me to see a surgeon in Iowa City and luckily the checked...more
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