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Dr. Karim Alavi, MD

Colorectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Alavi

Dr. Karim Alavi, MD is a colorectal surgery in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science in 1995 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.


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(508) 334-8195

Dr. Alavi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alavi's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alavi treats Abscess more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alavi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alavi treats Anal Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alavi treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Anal Fistula
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alavi treats Anal Fistula more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Alavi treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Alavi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Karim Alavi, MD is a colorectal surgery in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med and Health Science in 1995 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Alavi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alavi

3.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(7)
4 Stars
16.666666666666668%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(3)

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Dr Alavi treated an ongoing fistula. His approach to let it drain and heal inside out proved to be working great. The follow up visits were frequent and he was explaining the process and answering any questions regarding the problem.
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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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