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Alex Afshar, MD

Board Certified Family Physician located in Fairfield, Newtown, Westport, Shelton, & Avon, CT

About Dr. Afshar

Board-certified physician Alex Afshar, MD, brings more than 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease to Vein Institute, located in Fairfield, Newtown, Westport, Avon, and Shelton, Connecticut.

Dr. Afshar began his professional pursuits at George Washington University in Washington DC, and Sheffield University in the United Kingdom, where he earned his Bachelor of Science. After graduation, Dr. Afshar enrolled at the Ross University of Medicine in Barbados, where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Afshar completed a residency at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and the Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. He subsequently participated in medical research at the National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Throughout his career, Dr. Afshar has worked to augment his skills. He has extensive training in the field of phlebology, participating in research and clinical positions affiliated with some of the world’s renowned medical institutions.

Dr. Afshar contributes his expertise to a number of professional organizations and proudly holds memberships in the American College of Phlebology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.

As a physician, Dr. Afshar offers a compassionate bedside manner and gives each patient one-on-one attention, addressing their unique needs and concerns. This attention to care hasn’t gone unnoticed, either. He’s obtained recognition as one of Connecticut’s top physicians year after year and was recently honored with the Patient’s Choice Award and Most Compassionate Physician Award.

Dr. Afshar is also a skilled surgeon, having performed more than 13,000 procedures during his career. When Dr. Afshar isn’t working with patients, you can find him reading, gardening, or participating in two of his favorite sports: motocross and wakeboarding.

Dr. Afshar welcomes any man or woman seeking high-quality vein treatment to Vein Institute.

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Board-certified physician Alex Afshar, MD, brings more than 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease to Vein Institute, located in Fairfield, Newtown, Westport, Avon, and Shelton, Connecticut.

Dr. Afshar began his professional pursuits at George Washington University in Washington DC, and Sheffield University in the United Kingdom, where he earned his Bachelor of Science. After graduation, Dr. Afshar enrolled at the Ross University of Medicine in Barbados, where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Afshar completed a residency at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and the Stamford Hospital in Connecticut. He subsequently participated in medical research at the National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland.

Throughout his career, Dr. Afshar has worked to augment his skills. He has extensive training in the field of phlebology, participating in research and clinical positions affiliated with some of the world’s renowned medical institutions.

Dr. Afshar contributes his expertise to a number of professional organizations and proudly holds memberships in the American College of Phlebology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association.

As a physician, Dr. Afshar offers a compassionate bedside manner and gives each patient one-on-one attention, addressing their unique needs and concerns. This attention to care hasn’t gone unnoticed, either. He’s obtained recognition as one of Connecticut’s top physicians year after year and was recently honored with the Patient’s Choice Award and Most Compassionate Physician Award.

Dr. Afshar is also a skilled surgeon, having performed more than 13,000 procedures during his career. When Dr. Afshar isn’t working with patients, you can find him reading, gardening, or participating in two of his favorite sports: motocross and wakeboarding.

Dr. Afshar welcomes any man or woman seeking high-quality vein treatment to Vein Institute.


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Accepted Insurances

We accept most major insurances. Please contact the medical office for all insurance related questions.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
ConnectiCare
Medicaid
Medicare
United Healthcare