Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Dr. Tahira Ghaffar, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
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 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

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ghaffar's conditions and procedures:

Allergies
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Back Pain
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Headache
Heart Disease
High Cholesterol
Hypertension
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Joint Pain
Low Back Pain
Menopause
Obesity
Osteoporosis
Pap Smear
Pelvic Exams
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Urinalysis

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

  • 2008
    Stony Brook University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Concord Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2005
  • 1992
    Sindh Medical College
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1985
    College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

Awards

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Dr. Ghaffar's Performance
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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....Read More
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Insurance accepted

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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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