Dr. Behnam Asgharian MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Behnam Asgharian is a gastroenterologist in Sanford, North Carolina and is affiliated with Central Carolina Hospital. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Central Carolina Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Central Carolina Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Waterbury Hospital Health Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 1996

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1994

University At Buffalo
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999

Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2000 - 2003

SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Cutaneous tumors in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasm type 1 (MEN1) and gastrinomas: prospective study of frequency and development of criteria with high sensitivity and specificity for MEN1.
Asgharian, B., Turner, M. L., Gibril, F., Entsuah, L. K., Serrano, J., Jensen, R. T.

Meningiomas may be a component tumor of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
Asgharian, B., Chen, Y. J., Patronas, N. J., Peghini, P. L., Reynolds, J. C., Vortmeyer, A., Zhuang, Z., Venzon, D. J., Gibril, F., Jensen, R. T.

Prospective study of the ability of serial measurements of serum chromogranin A and gastrin to detect changes in tumor burden in patients with gastrinomas.
Abou-Saif, A., Gibril, F., Ojeaburu, J. V., Bashir, S., Entsuah, L. K., Asgharian, B., Jensen, R. T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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