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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Abass Alavi is Excellent. Dr. Alavi has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Abass Alavi, MD is board certified in Nuclear Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Alavi graduated from Tehran School Of Medical Sciences. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)


Dr. Alavi has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital of the University of PA 
  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 

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Additional Information
Dr. Abass Alavi MD is a male Nuclear Medicine Specialist, has 47 years of experience and practices in Nuclear Medicine.
Where does Dr. Abass Alavi practice?
Dr. Abass Alavi has 4 office locations.
Dr. Abass Alavi practices Nuclear Medicine near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Nuclear Medicine Physicians.