Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD

Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Ghassan Ashkar, MD is a nephrology specialist in Brooklyn, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Damascus, Faculty Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in nephrology.

414 78th St

Brooklyn, NY 11209

Contact Information

(718) 836-7151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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