Dr. Joe I Askar, MD

General Surgery, Other Specialty, Thoracic Surgery
Dunkirk, NY 14048 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Joe I Askar MD

Dr. Joe I Askar, MD is a doctor primarily located in Dunkirk, NY, with another office in Dunkirk, NY. He has 32 years of experience. His

Dr. Askar has received the following awards:


Dr. Joe I Askar has 2 locations

Askar Joe I Office 614 Central Ave Dunkirk, NY 14048
Kaizer T Kamble MD 614 Central Ave Dunkirk, NY 14048


Dr. Joe I Askar has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Thoracic Surgery
Other Specialty


4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


32 Years Experience

Universite Saint-Joseph Faculte De Medecine

Graduated in 1989

St Joseph University

Medical School

Dr. Joe I Askar Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Blue Priority EPO
    • Empire PPO
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Independent Health
    • Independent Health Encompass HMO
    • Independent Health FlexFit HMO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

More about Dr. Joe I Askar

Dr. Askar graduated from the Universite Saint-Joseph Faculte De Medecine,St Joseph University in 1989. He works in Dunkirk, NY and 1 other location and specializes in General Surgery, Other Specialty and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Askar is affiliated with Brooks Memorial Hospital and TLC Health Network.

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