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About Dr. Alex J Onofrei
Dr. Alex J Onofrei, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mesa, AZ. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Dr. Onofrei is affiliated with Scottsdale Healthcare Shea, Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center and Banner Baywood Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Alex J Onofrei has the following 2 specialties
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
Dr. Alex J Onofrei has the following 6 expertise
- Family Planning
- Weight Loss
Dr. Alex J Onofrei has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Alex J Onofrei is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I couldn't understand the bad reviews until just recently and figured it was a one time event I was so wrong (Amanda). The Current Staff of Dr. Onofrie should learn by example from the good Doctor and provide the customer service that once was paramount in the doctors office such as but not limited to returning calls, providing accurate information without speaking down to the client, PA that would call to provide information instead of having to make and appointment to get an question answered, like my time doesn't matter and it's more money for them. It's a shame to see such a good practice getting so many bad reviews and with todays technology the bad news travels at warp speed which can be the end of a once great business.
I first used Dr. Onofrie for my health about 15 years ago and was very satisfied. However, as the years have grown by, his practice has grown too large and he has not added more staff to handle my needs efficiently and effectively (expect for a few PA's and NP's that disappear in a few months). It seems like he is never available and on vacation. I made an appointment for this Friday (July 3rd) two weeks ago and the office called me TODAY (three days before my appointment) to tell me my appointment is cancelled (office manager decision) because everyone will be on vacation. VERY poor office management. SO I have found a new GP today and all my records have been transferred due to electronic medical records. Also, the front desk USED to have caring and helpful people, but now have no personality, care, or concern. SO DONE with this medical provider!!!!
My husband and I agree with the 2014 reviews. However, almost wholesale change of staff has occurred with computerization of files and creation of patient portal with complete information. Dr. Onofrei, himself, is very attentive, patient and competent--as is his accessibility. Jury still out with PAs, staff and their response to patients, but seems to be greatly improving. It has become easier to see the Dr. himself.
Dr. Onofrei is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
23 Years Experience
Medical College Of Wisconsin
Graduated in 1995
Scottsdale Memorial Hospital
Dr. Alex J Onofrei accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net AZ HMO ExcelCare Network
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsAZ Family Medicine & Sports Medicine, 6130 E Brown Rd, Mesa, AZ
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