Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD

Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD is an oncology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in oncology and internal medicine.

1275 York Ave

New York, NY 10065

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
more than 88% of peers
more than 83% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

68  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

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.


  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Univ Sch Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Washington U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Yale Univ Sch Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abou-Alfa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Abou-Alfa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Abou-Alfa to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Abou-Alfa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Abou Alfa is a professional goal orientated cancer doctor. He is best in class in all aspects of helping his patience live a longer more comfortable life. He know when to call in other professions as need .in my case neurologist , gastroenterologist , physichatrist , pain Manager etc I fully...more
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Good luck. This is a detached overscheduled rushed doctor. You will wait for up to 4 hrs for your appt. takes hours to put in chemo orders. Doesn't have time to answer questions and gives a cursory 4 minute exam. Doesn't explain anything
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Dr. Abou-Alfa is a prominent liver oncologist who is clearly a well recognized leader in his field. He and his staff are caring, professional and always responsive to their patients. I recommend Dr. Abou-Alfa without reservation to anyone with liver cancer.
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