Dr. Laura Safar, MD

Psychosomatic Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(6)
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Dr. Laura Safar, MD
Dr. Laura Safar, MD is a psychosomatic medicine doctor who practices in Boston, MA. She is 53 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Safar is affiliated with Brigham and Women's Hospital.

221 Longwood Ave Ste 442

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-6753

Dr. Laura Safar, MD

Dr. Laura Safar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Dr. Safar's Experience

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Dr. Safar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Psychosomatic Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder

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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safar to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Safar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Somerville, MA |
I felt I could trust Dr. Safar. Her answers to my questions were very informative and helped me make progress.
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Dr. Safar accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Safar has admitting privileges

Brigham and Women's Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston, MA 02115
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