Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD is a family medicine specialist in South Richmond Hill, NY and has been practicing for 10 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

(718) 441-0410

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
  • 13 More

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Dr. Ghaffar's Experience

Dr. Ghaffar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ghaffar "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."

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ghaffar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ghaffar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ghaffar to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ghaffar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Ghaffar was pleasant but I will not go back here, Her staff however was unprofessional and the PA's bedside manner was unacceptable. When my medical history was being taken the door was left wide open with no courtesy for my privacy, the receptionist and whoever was in front heard everything....more
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