Dr. Joe Askar, MD

Dr. Joe Askar, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Joe Askar, MD is a general surgery specialist in Dunkirk, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Fac Francaise De Med De U St Joseph in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

614 Central Ave

Dunkirk, NY 14048

Contact Information

(716) 366-4545

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Askar's Experience

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
    State: New York
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • 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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Askar's Reviews

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9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 1

Dr. Askar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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