Dr. Shabbir Safdar, MD

Dr. Shabbir Safdar, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 81
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shabbir Safdar, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Centralia, IL. He is 81 years old and has been practicing for 56 years.

1052 M L King Dr Ste 2

Centralia, IL 62801

Contact Information

(618) 532-1891

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 94% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Anemia
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
84

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • von Willebrand Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Nishtar Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Highland Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Roswell Park Meml Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Wash University School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safdar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safdar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safdar to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Safdar'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Little Rock, AR |
He doesn’t listen. He talks over his patients. He went back to stl and forgot I was in the hospital
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Safdar accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Safdar has admitting privileges

Barnes Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
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