Dr. Paul Afek, MD

Dr. Paul Afek, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Paul Afek, MD is a family medicine specialist in Rio Rancho, NM and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE

Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Contact Information

(505) 994-7347

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 2 More

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Dr. Afek's Experience

Dr. Afek's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Afek's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Afek "I treat all ages of patients in the Rio Rancho and Albuquerque area. Paul Afek, MD is an Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UNM School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and completed his Family Medicine residence at Forbes Family Medicine in Pennsylvania. He worked for 13 years at a rural Community Health Center near Tucson, Arizona as part of the National Health Service Corps, and was a volunteer clinical faculty member at the University of Arizona. He then worked for 5 years at a hospital-owned outpatient office prior to moving to Albuquerque. Dr. Afek is working primarily at UNM SRMC and is precepting residents at the UNM North Valley Clinic on the main campus. Prior to his career in medicine, Dr. Afek was a tractor mechanic on a kibbutz in Israel, and a medic in the Israel Defense Force. He enjoys outdoor activities with his wife, and playing with his grandchildren, as well as fitness and amateur natural bodybuilding."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Afek "I work collaboratively with patients to treat their problems and improve their overall health."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

196  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • City College Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Forbes Fam Prac Res Prog
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Forbes Fam Prac Forbes Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians,
Media & Publications

Dr. Afek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Afek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afek to family and friends
16 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Afek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Afek Says:

I am now in a new practice at the University of New Mexico Sandoval Regional Medical Center.


Patient Comments (2)

as a vietnam veteran i have a number of health problems and i trust Dr Afek in discussing them and coming up with a plan tp address them.
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He is friendly, listens well, very caring
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