Dr. Benjamin Safirstein, MD

Dr. Benjamin Safirstein, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(3)
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Dr. Benjamin Safirstein, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Montclair, NJ. He is 78 years old and has been practicing for 53 years.

123 Highway Ave

Montclair, NJ 07028

Contact Information

(973) 744-9125

Insurance Accepted

  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Asthma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

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2

Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
21

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
1

Procedures

  • Pulmonary Function Test

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Brompton Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safirstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safirstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safirstein to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Safirstein's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Long Valley, NJ |
Very unimpressed and would not recommend. as a new client, I waiting patiently for a period of 2 weeks to see the doctor. On the day of my appointment, they call to cancel and rescheduled in 3 weeks time!! That would have resulted in a period of 5 weeks for a single appointment - clearly they do...more
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Dr. Safirstein accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Safirstein has admitting privileges

Hackensackumc Mountainside
1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042
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