Dr. Andres Afanador Joins New Hanover Medical Group

October 24, 2016
Dr Andres AfanadorWILMINGTON, NC – New Hanover Medical Group – NHRMC Physician Group is pleased to announce that Andres D. Afanador, MD, has joined the practice at its Ogden location.

Dr. Afanador is board certified in internal medicine and is working toward certification in pediatrics. He was most recently chief resident at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.

“Dr. Afanador is a valuable addition to our team and our community. He is fluent in Spanish and brings a global perspective to the importance of preventative care for the insured, under-insured and uninsured,” said Jeffrey Warhaftig, MD, president of New Hanover Medical Group.

Prior to his residency at the University of Miami, Dr. Afanador earned his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

In addition to his university-based education, Dr. Afanador has spent significant time abroad focused on global health initiatives. He has traveled to Nicaragua, Colombia, India, Bolivia and Peru to provide medical services in a variety of healthcare settings. He has provided primary, cardiac and prenatal care, as well as public health education, to adult and pediatric patients around the world.

Dr. Afanador is now welcoming patients at New Hanover Medical Group's Ogden office at 7420 Market Street. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 910.686.2525 or visit www.nhmg.com.

As part of NHRMC Physician Group and affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center, New Hanover Medical Group coordinates your care, wherever it’s needed. New Hanover Medical Group features comprehensive primary care for all ages; four convenient locations – 16th Street, Myrtle Grove, Ogden, and Brunswick Forest; sick care, well care and injury care for the whole family; same-day appointments for established patients, and diagnostic lab and radiology services at all locations. All locations accept most major insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid.