Dr. Afshin A. Safa, MD

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology • Male • Age 46

18300 Roscoe Blvd
Northridge, CA 91325
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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Safa's Offices

Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Cancer Center
Thomas and Dorothy Leavy Cancer Center
18300 Roscoe Blvd
Northridge, CA 91325
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Dr. Safa's Experience

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Dr. Safa's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
18300 Roscoe Boulevard
Northridge, CA 91325

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Safa accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Cancer Center
    Thomas and Dorothy Leavy Cancer Center
    18300 Roscoe Blvd
    Northridge, CA 91325
    (818) 732-8376
    Contact Information
    (818) 700-2336 (Office)
    (818) 733-2337 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

  2. Dr. Safa's Experience

    Dr. Safa's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Radiation Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Radiation Oncology
    1
    • Brachytherapy
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT)
    • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
    2
    • Brain Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Pituitary Gland Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Vulvar Cancer
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Safa

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Listed in America’s Top Doctors, 2005-2006
    • Outstanding Achievement Awards in Physics & Math, 1988
    • Listed in The American Breast Cancer Guide, 2005
    • AMA Physician Recognition Award, 1999
    • Listed in Los Angeles Magazine, Southern California Super Doctors, 2010
    • Listed in Best Doctors in America Aiken SC: Woodward/Whit, 2005-2006
    • Los Angeles Radiological Society Award for Contribution to the Growth & Development of the society, 2006
    • Listed in Best Doctors in America Aiken SC: Woodward/White, 2003-2004
    • Listed in Best Doctors in America Aiken SC:Woodward/White, 2007-2008
    • Listed in Best Doctors in America Aiken SC: Woodward/White, 2009-2010
    • RSNA Research Resident Grant- $30,000 Stipend for “Investigating the role of radiation therapy in prevention of restenosis in vascular grafts, 1998
    • First Place Scientific Exhibit Award for Oncology - Los Angeles Radiological Society, 1999
    • Winner of “Top Healthcare Professional in the Valley”. San Fernando Valley Business Journal, 2006
    • Listed in Los Angeles Magazine, Southern California Super Doctors, 2011
    • Positron Emission Tomography: An Independent Indicator of Radiocurability in Head and Neck Carcinomas, 2000
    • Accuracy and Clinical Impact of Mediastinal Lymph Node Staging with FDG-PET Imaging in Potentially Resectable Lung Cancer, 2000
    • Efficacy of radiation therapy in the local control of desmoplastic malignant melanoma, 2003
    • The role of radiation in the treatment of advanced juvenile angiofibroma, 2002
    • Radiation effects on the food chain 3/18/2011, 2011
    • Iodine dangers and the rush to purchase in the event of a nuclear disaster, 2011
    • Esophageal Cancer and Reflux disease, 2005
    • General radiation and radiation poisoning in response to the nuclear disaster in Japan, 2011
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California, Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Safa & Staff

    • English
    • Farsi
    • Korean
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Safa's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Safa

     

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    Additionally, to maintain the validity of the survey, we only accept surveys from patients or family members of patients. By completing this survey, you are acknowledging that you or a family member has been a patient of Dr. Safa.

    Dr. Safa's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Safa
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safa to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
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    18 – 24
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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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  5. How was your experience with Dr. Safa?

    Help other patients, and let the doctor know how he's doing

    Be the First to Fill Out a Survey About Dr. Safa

    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Safa and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.
    Dr. Safa's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Safa
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safa to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.
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