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Bashar Safar, MBBS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
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443-997-1508

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Colon Cancer Center
  • Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis

Research Interests

Establishing quality improvement measures for the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease; Surgical outcomes of inflammatory bowel disease

Biography

Dr. Bashar Safar is a colorectal surgeon whose clinical focus includes colon and rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and benign anorectal disorders. He has a particular interest in surgical management of complex Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis. He is an expert in minimally invasive and robotic procedures, as well as stoma sparing procedures, such as ileal pouch anal anastomosis. He is experienced in treating other benign colorectal conditions, such as hemorrhoids, perirectal fistulas, rectal prolapse, fecal incontinence and using endoscopy for screening colonoscopy and polyectomy.

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons (fellow)
Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • King's College ( London) (1997)

    Residencies

    • Indiana University School of Medicine ( Indianapolis IN ) (2006)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Surgery ( Baltimore MD ) (2004)
    • Queen Elizabeth Hospital/Surgery ( London) (2001)

    Fellowships

    • Cleveland Clinic Florida/Colorectal Surgery ( Fort Lauderdale FL ) (2008)

    Certifications

    • Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2008)
    • General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2007)
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 443-997-1508
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 443-997-1508
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    Department/Division

    • Surgery

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