Dr. Farshad Abir MD Surgeon

Dr. Farshad Abir is a surgeon in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Abir accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at Overlook Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Overlook Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 2000–2005

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Surgical treatment of achalasia: current status and controversies.
Abir, F., Modlin, I., Kidd, M., Bell, R.

Assessment and management of the obese patient.
Abir, F., Bell, R.

An appraisal of different cardiac risk reduction strategies in vascular surgery patients.
Kakisis, J. D., Abir, F., Liapis, C. D., Sumpio, B. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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