Dr. Nelia Maria Afonso MD Internist

Dr. Nelia Afonso is an internist in Detroit, Michigan. She received her medical degree from Goa Medical College and has been in practice for 28 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1991

Goa Medical College
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Improvement in attitudes toward influenza vaccination in medical students following an integrated curricular intervention.
Afonso, N.,Kavanagh, M.,Swanberg, S.

Improvement in attitudes toward influenza vaccination in medical students following an integrated curricular intervention.
Afonso, N.,Kavanagh, M.,Swanberg, S.

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment among high-risk patients: Does a combined intervention targeting patients and providers work?
Afonso, N.M., Nassif, G., Aranha, A.F., Delor, B., Cardozo, L.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Arizona BlueAlliance Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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