Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD

Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD

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Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Alim, MD is a pulmonologist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Lung and Sleep Disorder Center

3008 Sillect Ave Ste 140

Bakersfield, CA 93308
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers
Asthma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sleep Apnea
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ashraf Alim'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.

4  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

3  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*

35  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

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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Dr. Ashraf Alim's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ashraf Alim to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Ashraf Alim's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (4)

I self-referred to this doctor, he is by far the best doctor I have ever seen. being a Physician myself, I was amazed by his medical knowledge, bedside manners and the time he took in the room with me.
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NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE!!!!!!! When I called I never talked to someone I had to always leave a message. I had to be the one calling to ask about my sleep test and what I needed the day of. The sleep test day was approaching and nobody from that office called to remind me or to give me any type of...more
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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...more
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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...more
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