Dr. Waddah Allaf, MD

Dr. Waddah Allaf, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Male  ·  
54 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Waddah Allaf, MD is a pulmonologist in Hollywood, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Pneumonia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 90% of peers
Sleep Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Allaf'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

57  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Paracentesis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Aleppo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Brookdale Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brookdale Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Brookdale Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Allaf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Creole
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Allaf's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Allaf to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Allaf's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The first time I saw Dr. Allaf at Memorial Regional, he did NOT even introduce himself. Just: "How are you?" I told him the ER told me I had pneumonia in both lungs. His response: "May be it's just bronchitis". Then I asked him: "Did you see my last night CT scan?". Response: "NO". The hospital did...more
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Terrible! If you're at Memorial Hospital, fight if he's assigned to you: demand another dr! In my case, he missed an urgent, critical issue despite the labs and CT scan findings identifying my condition. During his rounds, he stopped by my room for a total of 2 minutes in 5 days, paying more...more
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Dr. Allaf and his staff are very friendly and patient. He is an excellent doctor and showed great care towards me.
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VERY BAD doctor. A danger to patients' health. He saw my mother for barely 3 minutes,he was unfocused, inattentive, perturbed. He gave mother a wrong diagnosis and prescribed the wrong medicines without even ordering a single Lung test! Luckily I took mother to another Pulmonary doctor and he...more
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Dr was never there. There was a PA who didn't even touch the patient. Not even listen to the pt lungs
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