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Gastroenterologist (digestive)
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nezam Afdhal is Excellent. Dr. Afdhal has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nezam Afdhal, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Afdhal graduated from Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland, Dublin. He has 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Chronic Hepatitis C
Gallstones (Cholelithiasis)
Liver Cirrhosis
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Afdhal has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham Campus, Inc.L CORP 
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 


  • English
  • Persian

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Additional Information
Dr. Nezam H Afdhal MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Nezam H. Afdhal practice?
Dr. Nezam Afdhal has 1 office location.
Dr. Nezam Afdhal practices Gastroenterology near Boston, MA.
See Boston Gastroenterologists.