Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD

Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD

Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Zeenat Safdar, MD is a pulmonologist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Safdar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 98% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Shortness of Breath more than 98% of her peers

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

Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safdar treats Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension) more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Safdar treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Safdar's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fibrosis
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intubation
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Clinical Interests include Pulmonary hypertension treatment options including oral, inhaled and intravenous prostacyclin therapies and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis


  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology


Dow University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center
Fellowship Hospital
State University Of New York Health Science Center At Brooklyn
Residency Hospital
Columbia Univeristy


  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • English


  • 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.,

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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
Choice Care PPO
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare