Dr. Hazim Safi, MD

Dr. Hazim Safi, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
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Age 73
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Dr. Hazim Safi, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from U Baghdad Coll Med in 1970 and specializes in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2850

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 486-5100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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(713) 486-5100

Dr. Safi accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
Houston Area HMO-Standard
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 51% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Safi treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi treats Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm more than 56% of their peers

Dr. Safi treats this condition more than 56% of their peers

Aortic Dissection
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi treats Aortic Dissection more than 52% of their peers

Dr. Safi treats this condition more than 52% of their peers

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.

Typically treats 79% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi performs Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Safi performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Aortic Valve Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Safi performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safi performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Safi performs this procedure more than 79% of their peers

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Dr. Safi's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hazim Safi, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from U Baghdad Coll Med in 1970 and specializes in vascular surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1981
Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1970
U Baghdad Coll Med
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Safi's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Safi

4.5

Based on 16 ratings

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1 Star
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Dr Safi saved my husband's young life 10 years ago. He and his team were stellar in every way. He was a gift from God to our family, no doubt about it. A beautiful human being, inside and out. Thank you sir.
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Boltons, Pensacola FL – Mar 13, 2020
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Dr. Safi saved my life. By all accounts he was the only surgeon capable of successfully completing my surgery. And the Blue Label was fantastic. He will know the meaning of this. I would love to hear from him.
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Larry Huber – Feb 19, 2020
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Dr. Safi saved my life. If any other surgeon had been my physician I would not have survived. That is a FACT.
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Mar 16, 2019
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My doctor in Huntsville recommended that I go to Herman Memorial for surgery. The doctor calmed my fear and did the surgery. He was kind, professional and caring through this terrible ordeal. I am grateful to the doctor and his staff.
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John W Humphrey in Huntsville, Alabama – Dec 29, 2016
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DR Safi saved my live 6 years ago. I will be thankful for the rest of my live. An excellent DR. and a wounderful human being. . Thank you Dr. Safi. Stella Guti?rrez , Costa Rica
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Stella Gutierrez in San Jos?, Costa Rica – Jul 12, 2016
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Dr. Safi saved my father's life! He is a magician at what he does.
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Weeda Hamdan in Mckinney, TX – Feb 04, 2016
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Locations

UT Physicians

UT Physicians6400 Fannin St Ste 2850 Houston, TX 77030
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UT Physicians

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Clinic6400 Fannin St Houston, TX 77030
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Affiliated Hospitals

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HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center

Houston, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)