Alex Afshar, MD, is a board-certified family practice physician and an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, hemorrhoids and other types of vein disease, with extensive training in the field of Phlebology (the study of vein disease).
Dr. Afshar is a well-loved physician in Newtown and Fairfield, whose patients praise his ability to give them the time and individual attention they believe make a real difference in their medical care. As a passionate advocate of safe and ethical care, he is committed to providing the most appropriate, effective and safe non-surgical, in office vein treatment procedures to help patients get back to their active lives with virtually no downtime or discomfort.
Dr. Afshar has a good working knowledge of Spanish, and enjoys reading, motocross, wakeboarding, and gardening in his spare time.
American Board of Family Practice
American College of Phlebology
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Association
Bachelor of Science: George Washington University, Washington, D.C. & Sheffield University, United Kingdom
Medical Degree: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/The Stamford Hospital
Medical Research: National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute
Patients’ Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 – 2013)