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Bashar Safar, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Male  | Languages: English, Arabic

Appointment Phone


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes


  • Surgery - Ravitch Division of GI Surgery


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-997-1508

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-997-1508

Medical Arts Building

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

11085 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044 map


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

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


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 Crohn's 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. more

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