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Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 35


Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Afaneh accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Amida Care
Cigna
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
GHI
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
Medicare
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
Community Plan
Compass
Empire Plan
Medicare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
VNS Choice

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Afaneh's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afaneh performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Afaneh performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afaneh treats Obesity more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Afaneh treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afaneh performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Afaneh performs this procedure more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Afaneh's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Achalasia
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendiceal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Diverticulitis
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Infections
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Jejunal Diverticulosis
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Obesity
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Spleen Disorders
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • Surgical Weight Loss

About Me

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2014
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2011
New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency Hospital
2007
R Franklin Univ Of Med & Sci
Medical School
2003
University of Miami
Undergraduate School
2014
2011
2007
2007
2003

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Afaneh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Afaneh

4.8

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
2 Stars
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1 Star
2.857142857142857%
(1)

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Communicates clearly. Excellent beside manner. I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Afaneh and his team.
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Patient, caring, make his patients feel very special.
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I have been to alot of doctors over the last 10+ years and a good patient doctor relationships Is hard to come across these days. I have been a patient of Dr. Afaneh for almost 5yrs now. I have had 5 surgeries with him and his staff. I have had all good experiences With them besides for needing...Read More
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He is a great Dr & surgeon I know quite a few people who has had the gastric sleeve surgery including my 23 yr old daughter I’ve never seen such results in anyone like the results my daughter had so I’ve requested him for myGI Surgeon . He cares about the success of his patience he treats you like...Read More
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Dr. Afaneh is an amazing doctor. He has a warm bedside manner and is thorough with his explanation of the procedure your going through. Follow ups are also thorough. I would highly recommend Dr. Afaneh.
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