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About Dr. Paul Afek

Dr. Paul Afek, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rio Rancho, NM. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Afek is affiliated with Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Afek has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 11 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Afek is Great. Dr. Paul Afek has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 11 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul Afek is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Unm Sandoval Regional Medical Center

3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
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Dr. Paul Afek has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Contraception
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Immunization
  • Family Planning
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)

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Best Doctor Ever!!!

He's a great family practice and whatever else kind of doc he is...he's great!!!!

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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My first visit maintain trust and that is what I specifically look for in a Doctor.

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great experience

I don't know what the other people are complaining about- the staff is great! They really try to help, and are friendly and outgoing. The doctor is very caring and friendly, and takes his time to listen. I am very happy overall

Easy Appointment
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Continuously annoyed.

Loved the Dr. The staff, especially Marcella,is discourteous and have constantly been put on hold even after stating we could not wait, only to be told we would have to wait anyway.

Doctor's Response

These reviews were from my office in Tucson, AZ, I am now in the Albuquerque area.

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15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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Clinical Research Coordinator

I have only had the pleasure of bad customer serivce by front office girls over the phone. I called 4 times today just to recieve an answer regarding medical records release. The first two times I was put on hold and waited over 15 minutes to only get a dial tone. Third time I called, I left a message for the records person to call back, of which this person never called back. Once I finally talked to someone, they were very rude and told me that they sent the release to an outsourcing center. Called outsourcing center, they have not recieved the records request yet. I have always been told, never judge a physician by his office staff ... I hope they were right.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014, 2015)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2013, 2011, 2015, 2014, 2012)

    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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010)

    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

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014, 2015)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Afek is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • University Of Vermont College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul Afek accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Unm Sandoval Regional Medical Center, 3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE, Rio Rancho, NM


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