Dr. Joe Askar, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(9)
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Dr. Joe Askar, MD
Dr. Joe Askar, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Dunkirk, NY. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Askar is affiliated with Brooks Memorial Hospital.

614 Central Ave

Dunkirk, NY 14048

Contact Information

(716) 366-4545

Dr. Joe Askar, MD

Dr. Joe Askar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Askar's Experience

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Dr. Askar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/28/2014
    Amount or Range: Above Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Chautauqua County, NY
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

  • Fac Francaise De Med De U St Joseph
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Lincoln Hospital-Ny Medical College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Lincoln Hospital-Ny Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Stamford Hospital-Ny Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Brigham & Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Askar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Askar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Askar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Askar to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Askar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Askar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Independent Health
    Encompass
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Askar has admitting privileges

Brooks Memorial Hospital
529 Central Ave
Dunkirk, NY 14048
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