Dr. Yusuf Erkan Afacan MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Yusuf Afacan is an infectious disease specialist in Brooklyn, New York and is affiliated with Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center. He received his medical degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Afacan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Englewood Hospital (Englewood NJ)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1993

University of Rochester
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1992 - 1995

Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2013

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Publications & Presentations

Iron deficiency anemia in HIV infection: immunologic and virologic response.
Afacan, Y.E., Hasan, M.S., Omene, J.A.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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