Alina Kifayat, MD

Rheumatology

Locations & Appointments

Languages Spoken

Pashto, Urdu

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Rheumatology

Procedures

  • Forteo® Injections
  • Glucocorticoid Injections
  • Intra-Articular Injections
  • Joint Aspiration
  • Joint Injections
  • Prolia® Therapy
  • Reclast® Therapy
  • Synvisc® Therapy
  • Tendon Sheath Injections

Conditions Treated

  • ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APLS)
  • Arteritis, Giant Cell
  • Arteritis, Takayasu
  • Arteritis, Temporal
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis, Psoriatic
  • Arthritis, Reactive
  • C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Elevated
  • Connective Tissue Disease, Undifferentiated
  • de Quervain's Tenosynovitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elevated Sedimentation Rate (ESR)
  • Gout
  • Immune Complex-Mediated Small Vessel Vasculitides
  • Joint Effusions
  • Joint Pain
  • Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
  • Lupus, Drug-Induced
  • Myalgia
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Positive Anti-Nuclear Antibodies (ANA)
  • Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System
  • Pseudogout
  • Raynaud's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sicca Syndrome
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Stills Disease, Adult Onset
  • Tendonitis
  • Vasculitis

Locations

The Park Medical Group at Fort Lee

A

1555 Center Avenue Fort Lee, NJ 07024 Directions 

Phone: 201-510-0200
Fax: 201-482-8198

The Park Medical Group at Harrington Park

B

24 Elm Street Harrington Park, NJ 07640 Directions 

Phone: 201-784-0123
Fax: 201-568-0483

The Park Medical Group at Tenafly

C

274 County Road Tenafly, NJ 07670 Directions 

Phone: 201-568-0493
Fax: 201-568-0483

Appointments

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Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)

Humana

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care

Wellpoint

  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage

About Alina Kifayat

Dr. Kifayat specializes in rheumatology. Her clinical interests include arthritis (rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, and psoriatic), lupus, scleroderma, Sjogren’s Syndrome, myositis, vasculitis, Stills Disease (adult-onset), and connective tissue disease. Dr. Kifayat received her MD from the Khyber Medical College, in Peshawar, Pakistan. She did an internal medicine residency, and was chief resident, followed by a rheumatology fellowship, and was chief fellow, at Westchester Medical Center (New York Medical College), in Valhalla, NY. She is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology. In addition to English, Dr. Kifayat is fluent in Pashto and Urdu.

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians

American College of Rheumatology

Education & Degrees

MD: Khyber Medical College, Pakistan

Residency

New York Medical College - Westchester Medical Center

Fellowship

New York Medical College - Westchester Medical Center: Rheumatology

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Rheumatology (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)