Dr. Ashraf Elshafei, MD

Dr. Ashraf Elshafei, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Dr. Ashraf Elshafei, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in psychiatry.

420 64th St Lowr Level

Brooklyn, NY 11220

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Elshafei'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

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Elshafei does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Hallucinogen Dependence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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5  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Other Psychiatric Medication Therapy (Inpatient Only)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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 data for Dr. Elshafei is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Elshafei has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Elshafei has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elshafei's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elshafei to family and friends
32 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elshafei's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Great Doctor!!very professional,caring and compassionate!!Help me a lot with patient baby steps help me to improve tremendously my condition!! I Highly recommend him! Great Therapists Laura!! Great front desk always helpful and very kind!
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Dr. Ashraf is amazing. He listens and gives great advice. His staff are the best, helpful, and very friendly. The wait time is pretty long, but it's worth it at the end. Once you are inside the room with him, you feel much better. I would recommend him to anyone who needs help.
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Good doctor, but the worst secretaries. They don't care, mess up prescription details when sent to pharmacy , even after I call multiple times. They hung up on me twice, put me on hold 10 minutes with no answer, even when mentioned it's an emergency . I needed my prescription before the pharmacy...more
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This quack Doctor who claims to teach by day and see patients by night sounds elegant and competent doesn't it? I find it hard to believe the BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU has not shut this asylum down. A typical 1st generation M. Eastern with the most incompetent 20 something "clueless girls" that...more
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Wosrt Dr. Never answer the phone. Never check the meds. Gave me wrong doses. Very careless. Make the receptionist calls pharmacy for medicine they never call in all meds or wrong ones.
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