Dr. Joseph Afram, MD

Dr. Joseph Afram, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Afram, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

1011 New Hampshire Ave NW

Washington, DC 20037

Contact Information

(202) 659-0240

Insurance Accepted

  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 9% of peers
Stomach Diseases
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more than 3% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 2% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
16

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Disease
10

Procedures

  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Coonemaugh Valley Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Afram has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Afram's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afram to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Afram'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
16 to 30 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Afram accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Afram has admitting privileges

The George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
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