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Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

4.9 (178)
Map Pin Small Avon, CT
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

Dr. Alex Afshar, MD is a Phlebologist in Avon, CT. They specialize in Phlebology, has 23 years of experience. They graduated from Ross University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Danbury Hospital. Dr. Afshar, completed a residency at Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons/The Stamford Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Afshar an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Afshar works at Vein Institute in Avon, CT with other offices in Fairfield, CT and Newtown, CT. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Afshar's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Vein Institute
    51 E Main St, Avon, CT 06001 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 426-5554
    08:00 - 18:00
    08:00 - 18:00
    08:00 - 16:00
  2. 2
    1305 Post Rd Ste 202, Fairfield, CT 06824 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 426-5554
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    Vein Institute of Connecticut
    33 Church Hill Rd, Newtown, CT 06470 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (203) 426-5554
    08:00 - 18:00
    08:00 - 18:00
    08:00 - 18:00
    09:00 - 18:00

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  • Danbury Hospital

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    About Dr. Alex Afshar, MD

    • Phlebology

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    • English, Persian and Spanish
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    • 1750401071
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    Education & Certifications

    • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons/The Stamford Hospital
    • Stamford HOsp/Columbia University
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    • Ross University School of Medicine
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