Dr. Andrew Saffer, DPM

Dr. Andrew Saffer, DPM

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Dr. Andrew Saffer, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1999 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read his story

501 Bramson Ct Unit 301

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Contact Information

(843) 654-8250

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Achilles Tendinitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bunion
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Saffer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Saffer "Dr. Andrew Saffer is local to Charleston area. Dr. Saffer has been in practice since 2002. Dr. Saffer is board certified in Foot surgery. Dr. Saffer is a runner and participates in TaeKwonDo and has experienced some of the same foot conditions that his patients suffer with in the office. Dr. Saffer graduated from the College of Charleston and went to the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine for Podiatry School (Kent State University). Dr. Saffer did a three year foot and ankle surgery Residency at the Western Reserve Care System Northside Hospital. Dr. Saffer is married with two children and lives locally in Mt. Pleasant, SC."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Saffer "We at Carolina Foot Specialists exhaust all conservative treatment options available to get patient's active while healing individual patient's foot issues. Our practice has board certified foot surgeons that are trained in the latest surgical techniques for foot reconstruction if needed. We take our time with our patients and explain detailed treatment options in a relaxed office setting."

3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

22  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Pain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts

20  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • First MTP Arthrodesis
  • First MTP Cheilectomy
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Removal
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Foot Surgery
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • College Of Charleston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Ohio College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Western Reserve Care Sys/Northside Hosp Forum Hlth
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Saffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Saffer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Saffer

4.3

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
13.636363636363637%
(3)

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My experience was excellent! The staff was very friendly, the office is beautiful, and Dr. Saffer was thorough, patient, and professional. My boys have seen him before, but this was my first visit as the patient. It was a super experience.
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L. Williams in Mt Pleasant, SC – Jul 12, 2018
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Was suffering from a neuroma. Dr. Saffer injectected the site several times, with short term relief. Together, we decided that surgery was the next step. I am now approx. 6 weeks post op and am in awesome shape. Dr. Saffer is kind and listens closely to what you say. Very happy with the care,...Read More
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Anita D. in Mount Pleasant, SC – Nov 01, 2016
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Dr. Saffer has taken care of my ingrown toenails. He has helped one of my sons with a bunion as well as ingrown toenails & my other son with orthotics & ingrown toenails also. Dr. Saffer has been nothing but attentive & gentle with the procedures. He also gives thorough advice for preventive...Read More
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L Silvers in Mount Pleasant, SC – Jun 03, 2016
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Not a comfortable experience.I liked this doctor when I met him in the first appointment,he was very calmed, a good listener,and when I went back,he was the opposite.I also didn't like that at that time the customized inserts he ordered when I didn't need them,cost $500.00! And hurt my feet more....Read More
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South Carolina – May 17, 2016
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I have seen Dr Saffer for several different conditions. One of which resulted in surgery. He is understanding, caring and compassionate. I have recommended him to one of my friends who went to see him and was also very satisfied.
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Debra Frasier in Hanahan, SC – Feb 08, 2016
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