Dr. Alireza Afshar, MD, AVLS, Phlebology

Dr. Alireza Afshar, MD, AVLS

Family Practitioner

(66)
33 Church Hill Rd Newtown CT, 06470
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5/5

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Dr. Alireza Afshar is a family practitioner practicing in Newtown, CT. Dr. Afshar specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Afshar possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.

Education and Training

Ross University School of Medicine M.D.

Board Certification

Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award 2012 Patients’ Choice 
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2012-13 Compassionate Doctor 

Treatments

  • Sclerotherapy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (rf)
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment (evlt)
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment By Infrared Coagulation
  • Botox
  • Fillers
  • Hand Veins

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association  
  • American College of Phlebology  

Residency

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons/The Stamford Hospital General Practice  

Dr. Alireza Afshar, MD, AVLS's Practice location

33 Church Hill Rd -
Newtown, CT 06470
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Vein Institute

1305 Post Road Suite 202 -
Fairfield, CT 06824
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New patients: 203-349-6724
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Vein Institute

208 Post Road West -
Westport, CT 06880
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New patients: 203-590-8716
Fax: 203-557-8989
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Get to know Phlebologist Dr. Alex Afshar, who serves patients in Connecticut.

Dr. Afshar is a board-certified physician with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, hemorrhoids, and other types of vein disease. He practices at the Vein Institute of Connecticut, located in Newtown, Fairfield, and Westport, Shelton and Avon, Connecticut. 

Vein Institute of Connecticut is dedicated to treating vein disease using the safest and most innovative treatments. At the forefront of minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Afshar offers the latest in surgical techniques by blending medical knowledge with superior surgical skills to offer his patients the most comprehensive care in a professional and comfortable environment. 

His extensive training includes research and clinical positions affiliated with some of the world’s greatest medical institutions, including the National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute, Columbia University, and New York College of Medicine.

After completing his Bachelor of Science Degree at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and Sheffield University in the United Kingdom, he went on to earn his Medical Degree.  Thereafter, he completed his residency at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Stamford Hospital. 

In order to stay up to date in his field, the doctor remains a member of the American Vein & Lymphatic Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Association. He is also board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, a non-profit, independent medical association of American physicians who practice in family medicine and its sub-specialties.

As a passionate advocate of safe and ethical care, Dr. Afshar 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. 

Consistently voted as one of America’s top doctors in venous disease, he continues to be recognized as a leading vein specialist. Moreover, he has been selected as one of Connecticut’s top physicians year after year, honoring him with the Patient’s Choice Award in 2012 and with the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2012 and 2013. 

Phlebology is the study of veins in the human body and the diseases that affect them throughout one’s lifetime. A phlebologist is a medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of venous origin. They are trained to expertly diagnose, treat, and where possible, prevent any form of venous disease, whether it be varicose veins, clotting disorders, vascular birthmarks, or leg ulcers.

In his spare time, Dr. Afshar enjoys reading, motocross racing, wakeboarding, and gardening. He has a good working knowledge of Spanish. 

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