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Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology ·  Male · Age 55

Dr. Afonja

Colfax Oncology

476 Colfax Ave Fl 1 Clifton, NJ 07013

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Dr. Richards Afonja, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.


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(973) 594-7977

Dr. Afonja accepts the following insurance:

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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
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Regional Pref Network EPO
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Regional Pref Network HMO+
Regional Pref Network POS+
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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
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Husky Health
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inHealth
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INTotal Health
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MagnaCare
Medica
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Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
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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)
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
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Dr. Afonja's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonja treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Afonja treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Sickle Cell Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonja treats Sickle Cell Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Afonja treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Blood Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Afonja treats Blood Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Afonja treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Afonja's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biological Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Canker Sore
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cellulitis
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cold Sore
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Genital Herpes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hair Loss
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • Itchy Skin
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • 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
  • Plasmapheresis
  • 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
  • Psoriasis
  • 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
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • 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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richards Afonja, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.

Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Breast Oncology
  • Cancer Research
  • Clinical Research

Education

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

Languages

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Yoruba
  • English

Dr. Afonja's Reviews

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Dr. Afonja is an EXCELLENT doctor. I had a high risk pregnancy and he treated my anemia and blood disorders with all dedication. All his office team are very kind and give all the help that is needed. Thank you very much Dr. Alfonja & Team! God bless u! El Dr. Afonja es un EXCELENTE doctor. Estuve con un embarazo de alto riesgo y el trato mi anemia y el desorden de la sangre con mucha dedicacion. Todo su personal es muy amable y dan toda la ayuda necesaria. Muchas gracias Dr. Alfonja & equipo!
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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.
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Poor service rude staff
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