Dr. Ernest Afflu MD Cardiologist

Dr. Ernest Afflu is a cardiologist in Brooklyn, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brookdale Hospital Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Ghana Medical School and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 30 doctors at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center and one of 76 at New York Methodist Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1993

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1997 - 1998

University of Ghana Medical School
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Interventional Cardiology

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Anomalous origin of the left main coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva: disabling angina and syncope with noninterarterial courses case report of two patients.
Safi, A. M., Rachko, M., Tang, A., Ketosugbo, A., Kwan, T., Afflu, E.

Paravalvular regurgitation: a rare complication following valve replacement surgery.
Safi, A. M., Kwan, T., Afflu, E., Al Kamme, A., Salciccioli, L.

Coronary artery aneurysms, aortic dissection, and hypertension secondary to primary aldosteronism: a rare triad. A case report.
Safi, A. M., Kwan, T., Afflu, E., Alam, M., Anderson, J. E., Clark, L. T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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