Dr. Alan Safdi, MD

Dr. Alan Safdi, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alan Safdi, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Cincinnati, OH. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

2925 Vernon Pl

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Contact Information

(513) 936-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Crohn's Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Safdi "Dr. Alan Safdi specializes in the treatment and assessment of digestive diseases. His clinical expertise includes inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and high-risk cancer syndromes. Dr. Safdi performs clinical research related to outcomes in inflammatory bowel diseases and started his research career in 1983. He is also interested in new therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases, better screening tools for colorectal cancer, and overall health and wellness."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of California At San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine The University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • President Consultants for Clinical Research,
  • Past Chairman Crohn's and Colitis Medical Advisory Board, Cincinnati,
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1973
  • National Lecturer on Inflammatory Bowel Disease,
  • Honorary Medical Award-AOA for top medical students, 1977
Media & Publications

Dr. Safdi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safdi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safdi to family and friends
4.2
based on 26 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Safdi's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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Reputation excellent, from a family of respectful physicians. Website NOT updated. He IS NOT accepting or seeing new patients!!!!
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Very knowledgeable but difficult to get appt and poorly run office
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Safdi accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Safdi has admitting privileges

The Jewish Hospital
4777 E Galbraith Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45236
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Christ Hospital
2139 Auburn Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
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