Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD

Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD

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Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Bakersfield, CA. He has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Ashraf Alim is affiliated with Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Mercy Hospitals, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and Adventist Health Bakersfield.

Lung and Sleep Disorder Center

3008 Sillect Ave Ste 140

Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net

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Dr. Ashraf Alim's Experience

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Dr. Ashraf Alim's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pulmonology
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mold Allergy
  • Mold Toxicity
  • Narcolepsy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumohemothorax
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoprovocation Test
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • D.J. Science College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Dow Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Grace Hospital Wayne State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Grace Hospital Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American Board Of Sleep Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ashraf Alim has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia

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Dr. Ashraf Alim's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashraf Alim to family and friends
3.9
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ashraf Alim's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Bakersfield, CA |
It was an overall negative experience especially for the service that was given and what I felt like was a money grab. Was charged out of pocket costs when I asked twice if my insurance would cover it. Also, charged again for a follow up visit to read results. Common courtesy would have been to call and let me know that the results and/or include the cost with the first visit. In addition, this office has a flat $25 charge on any print out which I wanted for the lab results
Bakersfield, CA |
The staff is too busy to take your phone call ... I always get their voice mail. My wife was asked to get a CT scan for her lung problem. after a month of waiting to get the insurance approval, I called the insurance company and they said it was sent back to the doctors office to be sent to the right department two weeks earlier. Today is month #2 and I've made several phone calls to get this resolved. They are very testy to me now and still don't follow up with me or have done their job right.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ashraf Alim accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum PPO
    Individual and Family PPO
    Medicaid
    Medicare PPO
    SmartCare PPO
    Tricare
    Tricare PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Ashraf Alim has admitting privileges

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
420 34th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Mercy Hospitals
2215 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Adventist Health Bakersfield
2615 Chester Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Bakersfield Heart Hospital
3001 Sillect Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93308
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