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Dr. Rizwan Safdar, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Safdar

Dr. Rizwan Safdar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Safdar accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
Health Net of Arizona HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare PPO

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Dr. Safdar's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Gastritis more than 98% of his peers

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

Stomach Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Stomach Diseases more than 98% of his peers

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

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Abdominal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Safdar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Helicobacter Pylori Gastrointestinal Tract Infection
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paracentesis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Rizwan Safdar, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Saint Agnes Hospital
Internship Hospital
1991
Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
Medical School
1991

Languages

  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Safdar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Safdar

2.9

Based on 33 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
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(15)

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I saw Dr Safdar late January. It is now April and I still have no answer to results on the scan he ordered. Dr Safdar's visit was brief, acting only on my primary doctor's report. I preceived little caring or interest. Trying to communicate with the office is an effort in futility. I do not...Read More
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1st visit was late 45 min so I left & resched. 2nd visit was late 20 min & I waited 4 what - a 2 min consult 2 say colonoscopy & endo. Mng of procedure was hours late & I was 2nd patient! Said call 4 follow-up n 2 wks. Called 4 2 wks - put on hold & then disconnected or recvd a recording 2 lv...Read More
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Office very disorganized. Dr. Safdar is not a good listener and is a bit arrogant. Not a good choice for healthcare
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I was ready to switch to another Dr. However, I am pleased at how much Dr. Safdar have improved in my care. Since 3/1 todate of 3/21 he have really stepped up his interest and patience in explaining my dx & care-plan. If only he had been this caring from the previous years visits, I would not need...Read More
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This was the worst experience I ever had with a doctor in my life. It has been 3 days since my colonoscopy and nothing is normal. They said they were going to call me today Friday with the results. And I finally got a call Friday evening at 5:10 from one of their secretaries just telling me to go...Read More
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