Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD is a family medicine specialist in South Richmond Hill, NY and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Sindh Medical College in 1992 and specializes in family medicine, adult medicine, and more.

11808 101st Ave

South Richmond Hill, NY 11419

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Insurance Services
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Dr. Ghaffar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Hearing Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization
  • Indigestion
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are passionate about family medicine because it embraces the philosophy that it is better to prevent a disease than to overcome it. We see you as a whole person, body, mind and spirit ,not as a disease. And we aspire to become a trusted confidant who can support you in making healthy decisions that will benefit you and your family for a lifetime.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Board Certified Of ABFM
2008
Stony Brook University Hospital
Residency Hospital
2005
Concord Hospital
Internship Hospital
1992
Sindh Medical College
Medical School
1985
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan
Undergraduate School
2009
2008
2005
1992
1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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Dr. Ghaffar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ghaffar

3.3

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Very good Doctors and staff nurses, me & my family not going anywhere else
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The office environment and the staffs are very good and well behaving. Dr.Ghaffar and Dr.Manpreet both of them are very understanding. Whenever i call regarding any issue or medication the front desk girls help a lot.The thing i like most they don't put on hold for long time.I recommand my family...Read More
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very very good, they really give very good service
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Excellent Family Doctor for my whole family including Children and Adult Vaccines, Blood-work, school & work physicals. outstanding courteous staff.
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Dear dr gahaffar im a patient at your practice in richmondhill queens ny ,but am not going to be a patient anymore those receptionist u hAve is the worst girls there names are pratima and rehana.. They make me so sick to my stomach just to call the office , I wasn’t able to get a Appoinment to...Read More
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ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
Advantage Health Solutions
Aetna
Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
Aetna HealthFund CDHP
Aetna HealthFund HDHP
Aetna HMO
Bronze - Advantage 2500 PD EPO
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD HMO
Choice PPO
Affinity Insurance Services
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerivantage
Amerivantage Balance + Rx HMO
Amerivantage Classic + Rx HMO
Amerivantage Specialty + Rx HMO-SNP
CareMore Touch Plan HMO 1-SNP
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Careplus
Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
EmblemHealth
GHI
GHI EPO
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) HMO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
HealthFirst
HealthFirst HMO
HealthFirst PPO
Neighborhood Health Providers
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicaid
Healthy Kids
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid HMO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Freedom Plan HMO
Liberty Plan HMO
Oxford Health Plans HMO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
Basic PPO
Bronze Copay Select
Bronze HSA 100
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
Vista Health Plan
Commercial HMO
WellCare
Concert PFFS
Duet PFFS
Summit PFFS
WellCare PPO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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