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Specialties & Research
Dr. Joe Askar, MD is board certified in Surgery.
Education & Awards
Dr. Askar graduated from Universite Saint-Joseph, Beirut. He has 3 awards.
Dr. Askar has 11 hospital affiliations:
- TLC Health Network - Tri-County Memorial Hospital
- Westfield Memorial Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Askar accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Humana - 2 plans
- The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
- Aetna - 2 plans
- MVP Health Care Preferred Care - 22 plans
- HealthNow New York - 2 plans
- United Healthcare - 20 plans
- HIP Health Plan of New York - 8 plans
- Unicare - 5 plans
- Univera Healthcare - 26 plans
- Independent Health - 34 plans
- Fidelis Care - 3 plans
- Capital District Physicians Health Plan - 7 plans
- Cigna - 3 plans