Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

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Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology | Male

Colfax Oncology 476 Colfax Ave Fl 1, Clifton, NJ 07013 Get Directions

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Dr. Afonja specializes in Hematology & Oncology and practices in Clifton, NJ. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (4)
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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Adult Research
  • Breast Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acute Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • ENT Cancer
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hair Loss
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shingles
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Biological Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Stem Cell Transplant

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Bapt Med Center

    Completed in 1988

    Catholic Med Ctr Of Brooklyn & Queens

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Mountainside Hospital

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Josephs Hospital and Med Center

    Completed in 1997

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Yoruba

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Hematology & Oncology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Afonja's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Afonja

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients