Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD

Nephrology  |  
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Age 70
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Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD
Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Brooklyn, NY. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

414 78th St

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

(718) 836-7151

Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD

Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Nephritis and Nephropathy
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more than 59% of peers
Amyloidosis
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more than 50% of peers
Nephrotic Syndrome
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more than 34% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

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

  • University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Hospital Of St Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • St Clares Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashkar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ashkar accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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