Dr. Pouya Afshar, MD

Dr. Pouya Afshar, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine  ·  
Dr. Pouya Afshar, MD is a hospice & palliative medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 2007 and specializes in hospice & palliative medicine and hospital medicine.Read his story

9300 Campus Point Dr

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 657-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
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Dr. Afshar's Experience

Dr. Afshar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Board certified in Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Afshar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Afshar "Poua Afshar, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician who specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. As a hospitalist, Dr. Afshar is assigned to patients at the time of admission and provides care only during their hospital stay. He does not see patients at outpatient clinics and is not available for appointments. Upon a patient’s hospital discharge, Dr. Afshar communicates with their regular physician to ensure quality care. Dr. Afshar completed a residency in internal medicine at Scripps Clinic Green Hospital in La Jolla, California. He earned his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in Galveston, Texas. He also holds an MBA degree from Texas A&M University. Dr. Afshar is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine."
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2  Specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Hospital Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • English

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Dr. Afshar reached out to me after my mom had a fall and he offered to help me in anyway he could, even after my mom left the facility he worked in. He clarified any miscommunication between the facility and I in a heart beat. He talked to me about my mom's care and made sure I had all the...Read More
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Ignored my mother concerns and did not recognize that she was in A fib.
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I would recommend him to anyone and everyone who asked about needing a local doctor. He will answer your call anytime. I can come to him with any concerns I have. Always give good advice. Excellent staff.
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