Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseFemaleAge 42

Dr. Alfakir
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378 BELMONT AVE Haledon, NJ 07508

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Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD is a Pulmonologist in Haledon, NJ. Dr. Alfakir has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Saint Joseph's University Medical Center and Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alfakir to book an appointment.


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I love her,she cares about my health and any thing I need to improve my health, like getting me the best equipment from my insurance company she makes sure I get it. I feel so much comfortable about my health now that she’s taking care of me.
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Evelyn Shaw – Oct 15, 2020
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Dr Alfakir is very alert regarding your health condition . She was first my pulmonary specialist that treat me for my problem , and after I choose her as my general dr. She is very compassionate, and her stuff is superb. I will recommend her anytime .
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blanca "monina" alessio – Mar 26, 2020
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First visit good experience. She gave me new procedures and insights about my condition I appreciate her time to answer all my concerns
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Biography

Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD is a Pulmonologist in Haledon, NJ. Dr. Alfakir has more experience with Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Alfakir has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Alfakir frequently treats Sleep-disordered Breathing, Obstructive Lung Disease, and Interstitial Lung Disease. See all practice areas where Dr. Alfakir specializes.

Where is Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD's office located?

Dr. Alfakir's office is located at 378 BELMONT AVE, Haledon, NJ 07508. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Maria Alfakir, MD speak?

Dr. Alfakir speaks Arabic and English. View profile to see all.

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alfakir

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alfakir treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alfakir treats other conditions, please contact the office at (973) 925-4848.

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Alfakir typically treats 77% more often than similar doctors

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Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Alfakir typically treats 72% more often than similar doctors

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Asthma
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Alfakir typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Interstitial Lung Disease
Bronchitis
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Dr. Alfakir's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bird Flu
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection

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Aetna
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthKeepers Plus POS
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
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Locations

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378 BELMONT AVE Haledon, NJ 07508
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Medical Specialists of Northern New Jersey

Medical Specialists of Northern New Jersey378 BELMONT AVE Haledon, NJ 07508
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Saint Joseph's University Medical Center

Paterson, NJ

63% Patient experience rating, 6% lower than the national average

Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital

Wayne, NJ