Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar, DO

Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Shahriar Anoushfar, DO is a general surgery specialist in Artesia, NM and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and gastroenterology.Read his story

612 N 13th St Ste B

Artesia, NM 88210

Contact Information

(575) 748-8526

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Anoushfar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Anoushfar " I am Board Certified in General Surgery , a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. I graduated from the University of Maryland and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. I relocated from Montana to South-eastern New Mexico ,where my family and I can enjoy our cattle ranch."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Anoushfar "Ensuring comprehensive care for all my patients'.  I have dedicated myself to working through diagnosis, ensure my patients are properly educated about their diagnosis and treatment prior to any decision making."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

114  Conditions Treated


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44  Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroparesis Therapy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Manometry
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
  • PillCam Capsule Endoscopy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stretta® Procedure
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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.


  • Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Peninsula Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St John's Episcopal Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Fellow Of The American College Of Osteopathic Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Anoushfar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Anoushfar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Anoushfar to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Anoushfar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Don’t go to this doc, very rude and doesn’t seem like he cares about you just that you’re another paycheck. Told me I needed this colonoscopy so I went, after everything was done all he told that they found nothing but to go to my follow up. Went to my follow up PAID my dam deductible and all he...more
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Dr. Anoushfar was able to diagnose my medical condition that has plagued me for 3 years. His "bedside manner" isn't the greatest- he just gets down to the point, no small talk. Overall I'm happy with my surgery outcome, and I'd see him again.
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So disappointed. I had high hopes. I was scared and shaking and nervous. After an hour and a half wait, he blew through the door to spend his whopping 3 minutes with me, didn't even introduce himself. He was RUDE about what little he did say. He didn't seem to care about anything but...more
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