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Bashar Safar, M.B.B.S.

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  • Chief of Colorectal Surgery
  • 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 (IBD), 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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Insurance Information

Main Phone

443-997-1508

Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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International Patients

+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

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

  • Chief of Colorectal Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery - Ravitch Colorectal Division

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MBBS; King's College of London (1997)

Residencies

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

Fellowships

  • Colorectal Surgery; Cleveland Clinic Florida (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (Colon & Rectal) (2009)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

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

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

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The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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