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Bashar Safar, M.B.B.S.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

Male

Languages: English, Arabic

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 ...read more

Research Interests: Surgical outcomes of inflammatory bowel disease; Establishing quality improvement measures for the surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease ...read more

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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

Background

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.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MBBS, King's College (1997)

Residencies

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Surgery (2001)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (2004)
  • Indiana University School of Medicine / General Surgery (2006)

Fellowships

  • Cleveland Clinic Florida / Colorectal Surgery (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Colon and Rectal Surgery (2009)
  • American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2007)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellow
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons

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