Dr. Kassem Safa, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 38

Dr. Safa

Brigham & Womens Hospital

75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115

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(857) 307-4000

Dr. Kassem Safa, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Lebanese University / Faculty Of Medical Sciences / School Of Medicine medical school in 2006. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Brigham And Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Safa to book an appointment.


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Dr. Safa is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Safa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safa treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Safa treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Hepatitis B Virus Screening
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safa performs Hepatitis B Virus Screening more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Safa performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safa treats Magnesium Metabolism Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Safa treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Safa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Indigestion
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyuria
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
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Dr. Safa's Reviews

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    Very caring, competent, friendly and not intimidating. Listens and answers all questions and concerns. Converses with a smile, not a frown. Had a Kidney Transplant June 2016. Patrick
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Kassem Safa, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Lebanese University...Read more

    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Nephrology

    Education

    2006
    Lebanese University / Faculty Of Medical Sciences / School Of Medicine
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What are Dr. Kassem Safa, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Safa frequently treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders, Hepatitis B Virus Screening, and Magnesium Metabolism Disorders. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Safa treats.

    Where is Dr. Kassem Safa, MD's office located?

    Dr. Safa's office is located at 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Brigham & Womens Hospital

    Brigham & Womens Hospital75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Safa treats patients.

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    Brigham And Women's Hospital

    Boston, MA

    80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

    Massachusetts General Hospital

    Boston, MA

    82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

    Newton - Wellesley Hospital

    Newton, MA

    74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
    • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
    • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

    North Shore Medical Center

    Salem, MA

    69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

    • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)