Dr. Kia Afshar, MD

Dr. Kia Afshar, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Kia Afshar, MD is a cardiology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in cardiology and advanced heart failure & transplant cardiology.

1830 E Monument St 333

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
normal
more than 46% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 42% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 42% of peers

Dr. Afshar'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Afshar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Afshar's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afshar to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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

Dr. Afshar'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

This fellow rocks. He knows his heart failures and his staff is most attentive. This man calls me to talk about my issues and takes steps to make sure of the diagnosis.
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He has spent considerable time and effort in uncovering a rare heart disease that has been disabling me for nearly 3 years now. I have been to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and they missed it, so did my doctors at the University of Iowa. He is pleasant, professional, and takes the time to answer...more
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Intemperate and ill mannered
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