Dr. Howard Safran, MD

Dr. Howard Safran, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Howard Safran, MD is a hematology specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

164 Summit Ave Rm 346

Providence, RI 02906

Contact Information

(401) 793-2920

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Safran performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Safran's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

91  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Boston University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safran has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safran's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safran to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Safran's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Safran is a wonderful oncologist. He has extensive expertise in pancreatic cancer, which I'm being treated for. He is very thoughtful and kind and takes the time necessary to explain treatment options. I opted for a clinical trial he is in charge of. I've been very happy with both Dr....more
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