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Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology*
4.2 (12)
Map Pin Small Clifton, NJ
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Dr. Richards Afonja, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Clifton, NJ. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 37 years of experience. They graduated from University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine and is affiliated with St. Mary’s General Hospital. Dr. Afonja, completed a residency at Mountainside Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Afonja an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Afonja works at Practice in Clifton, NJ with other offices in North Bergen, NJ and Paterson, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Pharyngitis, Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Vitamin B12 Deficiency along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna 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. Afonja's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Sebastian Medical Associates Corp.
    476 COLFAX AVE, Clifton, NJ 07013 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 594-7977
  2. 2
    Premier Rehab-llc
    7511 Bergenline Ave, North Bergen, NJ 07047 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (201) 351-1630
  3. 3
    Office
    474 Clifton Ave, Clifton, NJ 07011 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (862) 291-0080
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:30
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:30
  4. 4
    Centro Clinico LLC
    32 Hine St Ste 103, Paterson, NJ 07503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 341-3782

Hospital Affiliations
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  • St. Mary’s General Hospital

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Pharyngitis
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

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Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Anemia
Anemia
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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Bleeding Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cachexia
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Coagulation Disorders
Colorectal Cancer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Fever
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Joint Pain
Leukocytopenia
Leukocytosis
Limb Pain
Nausea
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Pernicious Anemia
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Strep Throat
Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Chronic Care Management
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Abdominal Pain
Acquired Hemolytic Anemia
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Animal Allergies
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Lung Neoplasms
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Bladder Cancer
Bladder Infection
Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Breast Carcinoma
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carcinoma in Situ
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cervical Cancer
Chest Pain
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chlamydia Infections
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chordoma
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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cold Sore
Colorectal Polyp
Common Cold
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
Dizziness
Dry Eyes
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Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
ENT Cancer
Enteritis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Eye Cancer
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Foot Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gonorrhea Infections
Gout
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Head and Neck Cancer
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemochromatosis
Hemophilia
Hemophilia A
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hives
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Hodgkin's Disease
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Hypercalcemia
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypogammaglobulinemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immune Thrombocytopenia
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Itchy Skin
Kaposi's Sarcoma
Kidney Cancer
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Laryngeal Cancer
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Cancer
Lobular Carcinoma
Low Back Pain
Lung Cancer
Lymphocytopenia
Lymphocytosis
Lymphoma
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Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Lymphosarcoma
Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Breast Cancer
Male Breast Carcinoma
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Mast Cell Diseases
Mastodynia
Maternal Anemia
Mediastinal B-Cell Lymphoma
Melanoma
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Meningiomas
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Multiple Myeloma
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Mycosis Fungoides
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloma
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Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nail Infection
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neutropenia
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Oral Cancer
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Otitis Media
Ovarian Cancer
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancytopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pneumonia
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hypercoagulable State
Prostate Cancer
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Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Reticulosarcoma
Retinoblastoma
Ringworm
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Malignancies
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle Cell Hemoglobin SS Disease
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Skin
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Cancer
Thalassemia
Throat Pain
Thrombocytosis
Thrush
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Thymomas
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Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Goiter
Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tremor
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Uterine Cancer
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Compression
Vertigo
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Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
von Willebrand Disease
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
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Biological Therapy
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Bone Marrow Transplant
Breast Cancer Treatment
Cancer Counseling
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Diabetes Counseling
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Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Hematologic Disorder Treatment
HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
Infusion Therapy
Intrathecal Chemotherapy
Leukemia Diagnostic Evaluations
Lymphoma Evaluation
Plasmapheresis
Screening Colonoscopy
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Stem Cell Transplant
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    Specialties*
    • Hematology & Oncology

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French, Spanish and Yoruba
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    NPI Number
    • 1255300141
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Mountainside Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Ibadan, College Of Medicine
    Medical Education

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    Dr. Afonja has seen patients for Pharyngitis, Acute Upper Respiratory Infection and Vitamin B12 Deficiency, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Afonja on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Afonja. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Afonja.

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