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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Background Check

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
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 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)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Minnesota Divisi
    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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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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