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Bashar Safar, M.B.B.S.
4.6 out of 5
Chief of Colorectal Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery
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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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.
- Chief of Colorectal Surgery
- Assistant Professor of Surgery
Departments / Divisions
- Surgery - Ravitch Colorectal Division
- MBBS, King's College (1997)
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Surgery (2001)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (2004)
- Indiana University School of Medicine / General Surgery (2006)
- Cleveland Clinic Florida / Colorectal Surgery (2008)
- American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery / Colon and Rectal Surgery (2009)
Activities & Honors
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
- Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons