Dr. Karim Alavi, MD

Dr. Karim Alavi, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Karim Alavi, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science in 1995 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, surgery, and more.

67 Belmont St Fl 2

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-8195

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alavi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Fistula
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Alavi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

21  Conditions Treated

22  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Minnesota Divisi
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alavi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alavi's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alavi to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Alavi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

5 years ago he did surgery for me Love him and his staff. Wish I still lived there...I would see him again!
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