Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Richards Afonja, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Clifton, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in hematology & oncology, hematology, and more.

476 Colfax Ave Fl 1

Clifton, NJ 07013

Contact Information

(973) 594-7977

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Afonja performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Afonja's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

9  Specialties

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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Afonja does not have any board certifications listed.

127  Conditions Treated

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17  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
  • 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.

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

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Afonja to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...more
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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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