Dr. Chista Safajou, MD

Dr. Chista Safajou, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Female  |  
Age 49
(19)
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Dr. Chista Safajou, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Poughkeepsie, NY. She is 49 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.Read her story

68 W Cedar St Ste 1

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 433-0101

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 6 More

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Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Safajou's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Safajou "For over a decade, Dr. Safajou has been serving the healthcare needs of women in the Hudson Valley area. She offers a full range of gynecological and surgical services to women of all ages. Dr. Safajou also provides obstetrical services to pregnant patients throughout their pregnancy and delivery. Dr. Safajou is Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been voted by her patients as a "Favorite Doctor" in the Hudson Valley Parent magazine in 2012 and 2014. She has also been named as one of America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists by the Consumers' Research Council of America."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Safajou "I offer a wide range of comprehensive gynecological and surgical services for women of all ages from adolescents to post menopause. As an independent physician, your medical interest is my first priority. My goal is to provide you with a smart and experienced care, and help you make decisions about your medical care."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Essure® Procedure
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Tabriz University Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Weill Medical College Of Cornell University, Lincoln Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safajou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • Turkish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safajou's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safajou to family and friends
4.1
based on 19 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Safajou's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (8)

in Kingston, NY |
Dr. Safajou is an awesome doctor! I had a ruff pregnancy, and she was there every step of the way, making sure I was comfortable, and understood everything that was going on. Dr. Safajou went above and beyond to make sure I received the best quality of care I’ve ever experienced. One of the biggest...more
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in LaGrangeville, NY |
I was referred to Dr. Safajou by another gyno for further tests. She explained the procedures thoroughly and answered all my questions. She was compassionate and unhurried and followed up with a recommendation for a specialist who would ultimately perform my surgery. Dr. Safajou followed up with...more
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in Poughkeepsie, NY |
She is very caring and seems to know exactly what fears or apprehensions I have. She is thorough and attentive during scary times on off hours as well. I am so happy I finally found the right doctor
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in Hopewell Jct, NY |
I had a baby in December of 2016. I am 43 years old and have been going to one of the large practices here in Dutchess County. It is now August and I have been have bleeding issues since my daughter was born. Long story short, Dr. Safajou, on the 1st visit was thourough, and seemed to even know...more
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Poughkeepsie, NY |
She is friendly and knowledgeable and doesn't rush during the office visit. Very professional and compassionate. The office is beautiful and the staff is very friendly. I had a great visit.
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Dr. Safajou accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthKeepers Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • MagnaCare
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty
    UMR
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Safajou has admitting privileges

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Pl
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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