Dr. Bertha Safford, MD

Dr. Bertha Safford, MD

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Dr. Bertha Safford, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ferndale, WA and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from University Of Washington in 1976 and specializes in family medicine, adolescent medicine, and more.

5580 Nordic Pl

Ferndale, WA 98248

Contact Information

(360) 354-1511

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Dr. Safford's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Achilles Tendinitis
Acidosis
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anxiety
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atrophic Vaginitis
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bedsores
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Boil
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bunion
Burn Injuries
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Care Management
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Dementia or Depression Screening
Depressive Disorders
Dermatitis
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Essential Tremor
Excessive Sweating
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Gestational Diabetes
Gout
Hair Loss
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
High Cholesterol
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hives
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Indigestion
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Knee Disorders
Lactose Intolerance
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nausea
Neck Muscle Strain
Neurogenic Bladder
Newborn Jaundice
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Perimenopause
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Physical Examination
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Function Test
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rash
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rib Fracture
Ringworm
Rosacea
Runner's Knee
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Second-Degree Burns
Sepsis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Hesitancy
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Well Baby Care
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Bertha Safford, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ferndale, WA and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from University Of Washington in 1976 and specializes in family medicine, adolescent medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

Maine-Dartmouth Fam Prac Res
Residency Hospital
1976
University Of Washington
Medical School
1976

Awards

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Dr. Safford is a excellent, caring and compassionate primary doctor. I have been a patient of hers for 26 years.. She doesn’t just spend 15 minutes with me but takes as much time as I need. She makes sure I am current on my shots, mammogram, and other health recommendations. She does a thorough...Read More
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I would NOT recommend her as a doctor. She doesn’t know what she is doing. She is ALWAYS late. You have an appointment and she is always an hour late. If she was really a doctor they would be on time and not late all of the time. She also doesn’t diagnose you very well.
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Dr. Safford is both professional and compassionate. I received excellent care both in the office and out. She consulted with a specialist during my office visit to ensure we were pursuing the correct course of diagnosis and treatment. I was pleasantly surprised to receive a call at home the next...Read More
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She is caring and listens to me. Acted real fast about my heart condition.
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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