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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joe Askar is Excellent. Dr. Askar has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joe Askar, MD is board certified in Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Askar graduated from Universite Saint-Joseph, Beirut. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Askar has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • TLC Health Network - Tri-County Memorial Hospital 
  • TLC Health Network - Lake Shore Campus 


  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joe Ibrahim Askar MD is a male Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joe I. Askar practice?
Dr. Joe Askar has 1 office location.
Dr. Joe Askar practices Surgery near Dunkirk, NY.
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