Dr. Zergabachew Asfaw, MD

Dr. Zergabachew Asfaw, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Zergabachew Asfaw, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

3967 Sedgwick Ave Apt 1F

Bronx, NY 10463

Contact Information

(718) 548-1569

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Bacterial Sepsis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bedsores
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sepsis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

217  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

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.

Education

  • Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Our Lady Of Mercy Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Asfaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Asfaw's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Asfaw's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    POOR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    POOR
  • Answers questions

    POOR
  • Time well spent

    POOR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    POOR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor is the worst doctor there is. I would not refer my worst enemy to visit him . He has no respect for patients time and understanding. My appointment was scheduled for 9:30am. He arrived into the office at 10:45-11:00am. Call for a meeting with his staff, and dont attend to you not untill...more
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