Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richards Afonja, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Clifton, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

476 Colfax Ave Fl 1

Clifton, NJ 07013

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 26 More

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Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

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

Dr. Afonja does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Acute Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • 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 Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hair Loss
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • 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
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Ringworm
  • Scabies
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shingles
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Infections
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • 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

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Procedures

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Bapt Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Catholic Med Ctr Of Brooklyn & Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mountainside Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Josephs Hospital and Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Afonja has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Afonja has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Yoruba

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Afonja's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afonja to family and friends
4.4
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Afonja's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Paterson, NJ |
I cannot ask for a better oncologist! Dr. Afonja sat down with me and explained my conditions with diagrams and references. Excellent bedside manners, knowledgeable and straight to the point.
Paterson, NJ |
Poor service rude staff
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Afonja accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Basic HMO
    Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD HMO
    Select
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Amerihealth
    Local Value Network EPO
    Local Value Network HMO
    Local Value Network HMO+
    Local Value Network POS+
    Local Value Network PPO
    Regional Pref Network EPO
    Regional Pref Network HMO
    Regional Pref Network HMO+
    Regional Pref Network POS+
    Regional Pref Network PPO
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Afonja has admitting privileges

Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center
703 Main St
Paterson, NJ 07503
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Saint Joseph's Wayne Hospital
224 Hamburg Tpke
Wayne, NJ 07470
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Saint Mary's Hospital
350 Boulevard
Passaic, NJ 07055
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