Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD

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35 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Cheguevara Afaneh, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

525 E 68th St Fl 8

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicare
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice

Background Check

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
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

Care Philosophy

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Afaneh's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Afaneh

4.8

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
(22)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
4.166666666666667%
(1)

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Attentive, respectful, observant and yet intuitive physician, that listens to all my concerns and clarify the facts. He cleary informs and explains procedures, medical reports and other related information to ensure the best patient experince. My highest recommendation to Dr. Afaneh and his W....Read More
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Dr. Afaneh and his staff are a great team. They all work together with the goal of creating a comfortable and exceptional experience for their patients. I absolutely have no regrets with choosing Dr. Afaneh as my doctor. We need more medical professionals like him and his team.
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I am really please with the services Dr Afaneh has provided. He's professional, and walked me through my process. I was comfortable, relieved, and totally satisfied with the end results.
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Excellent bedside manner. Very informative, explained procedure in a clear and precise understandable manner. Absolutely loved his calm demeanor which brought a tremendous amount of comfort to me & my family. Would absolutely recommend him!
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Amazing doctor, warm and carying personality! Highly recommend for GI problems!
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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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