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Dr. John Afshar, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.7 (174)
Map Pin Small West Palm Beach, FL
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Afshar, MD

Dr. John Afshar, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Martin North Hospital, St. Mary's Medical Center, Jupiter Medical Center and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center. Dr. Afshar, completed a residency at GeorgeTown University. Patients rated Dr. Afshar an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Afshar works at Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute in West Palm Beach, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Cord Injury, Low Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. 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

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    Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute
    901 Village Blvd Ste 702, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (561) 882-6214
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • HCA Florida Raulerson Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic Martin North Hospital
  • St. Mary's Medical Center
  • Jupiter Medical Center
  • Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Cord Injury
Low Back Pain
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Compressed Spinal Cord
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Upper Back Pain
Herniated Disc Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Fusion
Brain Cancer
Cerebral Edema
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Hypothalamus Cancer
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Bone Cancer
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Palsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Facet Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Pituitary Gland Tumor Resection
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Skull Base Surgery
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotaxis
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    4.7
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    About Dr. John Afshar, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245215409
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Nat Inst Health
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • GeorgeTown University
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. John Afshar, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Afshar is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Afshar has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Afshar works at Palm Beach Neuroscience Institute in West Palm Beach, FL. View the full address on Dr. Afshar’s profile.

    Dr. Afshar has seen patients for Spinal Cord Injury, Low Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Afshar on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    174 patients have reviewed Dr. Afshar. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Afshar.

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