Dr. Ali Safa, MD

Dr. Ali Safa, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 73
(24)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ali Safa, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Vienna, VA. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

301 Maple Ave W Ste 120

Vienna, VA 22180

Contact Information

(703) 494-5858

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Obesity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypercalcemia
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Fac Med Isfahan
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Mt Sinai Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safa to family and friends
2.6
based on 24 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Safa's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

in VA |
NO WORDS TO DESCRIBE MY EXPERIENCE!!! HORRIBLE HORRIBLE II will never step into that office again. They said my insurance card BCBS PPO was invalid . My insurance company said there is no problem and they wanted to speak to the office staff. They refused to speak with Blue Cross saying that they...more
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Sacramento, CA |
I would not advise anyone to go here. They avoid fax messages from the pharmacy and they are not a friendly staff. They don't care about their patients.
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Arlington, VA |
It was my impression that a doctor is meant to make you feel comfortable and reassured. Dr. Safa ignored and rushed me out of his office every time. When I was diagnosed with an endocrine disorder he did not explain it or offer any other suggestions. He was condescending and rude. When I questioned...more
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Woodbridge, VA |
The office staff in person are helpful. However, when you call to make an appointment, they are rude and in a rush. I called to canceled my doctor visit, and when I asked for a new date, they gave me the next available appointment three months later. Doctor Safa, is very distant I have been going...more
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in Woodbridge, va |
After receiving my results from my life insurance indicating that I was pre-diabetic I sought out a second opinion. I made an appointment with Dr. Ali M. Safa at the Endocrine and Diabetes center. I had two appointments with him. Both visits at the center, the staff was amazing! My 2 star rating is...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Safa accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Safa has admitting privileges

Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
2300 Opitz Blvd
Woodbridge, VA 22191
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