Dr. Bertha Safford, MD

Dr. Bertha Safford, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Bertha Safford, MD is a family medicine specialist in Ferndale, WA and has been practicing for 42 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

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Safford's Experience

Dr. Safford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

7  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Adult Medicine
  • Child & Adolescent Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

208  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Washington
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Maine-Dartmouth Fam Prac Res
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safford to family and friends
9 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Safford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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Thanks for the kind words! We love Dr. Safford as well, and am glad to hear that you have had a good experiences under her care.

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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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We are very sorry to hear of your experience. Please contact us at 360-384-1511 and ask to speak with the practice manager, so that we can ensure we understand exactly what happened and what we can do to remedy the situation and avoid this in the future.

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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...more
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"Thank you for your post! It's always good to hear that the work we have put into our processes is paying off with good service to our patients!"

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She is caring and listens to me. Acted real fast about my heart condition.
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Thank you for the positive feedback and for taking the time to post!

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