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Dr. Hazem Afifi, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Afifi

Desert Cardiovascular Surgery

2110 E Flamingo Rd Ste 205 Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Dr. Hazem Afifi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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(702) 450-7070

Dr. Afifi accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna
Choice Fund
Cigna POS
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Culinary Health Fund
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No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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Dr. Afifi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi performs Vascular Surgical Procedure more than 96% of his peers

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

Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi performs Dialysis Access Procedures more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Afifi performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afifi performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Afifi performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Afifi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hazem Afifi, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1991 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1999
U Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
1997
U Rochester Med Ctr
Fellowship Hospital
1996
New York Presbyterian Hospital - New York Weill Cornell Center
Residency Hospital
1992
U Mass
Internship Hospital
1991
Albany Medical College
Medical School
1999
1997
1996
1992
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Afifi's Reviews

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Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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4 Stars
10%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
10%
(1)

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Hello my name is mr. Bradshaw and i just wanted to say that dr.afifi treated my mother and he is a. Careing doctor and a. Very good surgen thank you
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My husband calls Dr. Afifi "superman" , he has saved his life x 3. Excellent surgeon, highly recommended.
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