Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD

Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD is a pulmonologist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Dow University Of Health Sciences and specializes in pulmonary disease.

6550 Fannin St

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Safdar'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Safdar "Clinical Interests include Pulmonary hypertension treatment options including oral, inhaled and intravenous prostacyclin therapies and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis"

1  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

4  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

36  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Columbia Univeristy
    Other Education | Completed
  • Fulbright
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Fulbright & Jaworski Award in Teaching and Evaluation, 2011
  • Fulbright & Jaworski Award in Educational Leadership, 2012
  • Academy of Distinguished Educators, Baylor College of Medicine, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Pulmonary Hypertension: A third world prospective,
  • Pulmonary Hypertension,
  • Outcome of pulmonary hypertension subjects transitioned from intravenous prostacyclin to oral bosentan.,
  • Effect of transition from sitaxsentan to ambrisentan in pulmonary arterial hypertension.,
  • Tadalafil therapy for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension,
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension in pregnant women.,
  • Risk Assessment in Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Left Heart Disease.,
  • Portopulmonary Hypertension Update.,
  • Clinical implications of Hemoptysis in patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension,
  • Rapid Transition from Inhaled Iloprost to Inhaled Treprostinil in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD
As a doctor, she is great but I have waited more than 5 days dor a call back. I called four days in a row and never got a call back. I understand doctors are busy but that is a bit much. I also emailed and nothing.
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