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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Tirsit Asfaw is Excellent. Dr. Asfaw has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 5.0
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

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hot Flashes
  • Menopause
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Urogynecology; Pelvic Prolapse; Cystocele; Fecal Incontinence; Urodynamics; Bladder Dysfunction; Overactive Bladder; Fistula

Education & Awards

Dr. Asfaw graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. She has 2 awards.

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III


Dr. Asfaw has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / The Allen Pavilion 
  • New York Presbyterian / Westchester 


  • Portuguese
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • German
  • Bengali
  • Greek
  • Arabic
  • Haitian Creole
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. Tirsit Shiferaw Asfaw MD is a female Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 7 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecology.
Where does Dr. Tirsit S. Asfaw practice?
Dr. Tirsit Asfaw has 1 office location.
Dr. Tirsit Asfaw practices Obstetrics & Gynecology and Gynecology near New York, NY.
See New York Obstetricians & Gynecologists.