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Dr. Anne Safko Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Anne Safko has the following 3 specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Cardiology

    Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of conditions related to the heart and blood vessels.
    A patient may be referred to a cardiologist if he experiences symptoms like chest pains, shortness of breath, dizziness, or high blood pressure. The physician will then evaluate your symptoms, take your health and family history and your weight. The cardiologist may order additional diagnostic tests, such as an echocardiogram, X-ray or blood tests. If necessary, the cardiologist may also call for a cardiac catheterization - a procedure in which a small tube is inserted into or near the heart that can take pictures of the heart's activity, or relieve blockage.
    Once determining whether there is a heart condition, a cardiologist will treat a patient through cholesterol management, cardiac rehabilitation, and fitness. If surgical intervention is required, like open-heart surgery, a cardiologist will make that determination, but a cardiothoracic surgeon will perform the procedure.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2014)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2014)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2014)

  • Expertise

    17 Expertise

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Blood Clot
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Hypertension
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Stroke
  • Unstable Angina
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Safko is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Reston Hospital Center

    1850 Town Center Pkwy
    Reston, VA 20190

  • Inova Loudoun Hospital

    44045 Riverside Pkwy
    Leesburg, VA 20176

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital

    3300 Gallows Rd
    Falls Church, VA 22042

  • Virginia Hospital Center

    1701 N George Mason Dr
    Arlington, VA 22205

  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

    3600 Joseph Siewick Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22033

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital

    4320 Seminary Rd
    Alexandria, VA 22304

  • Henrico Doctors Hospital-Forest

    1602 Skipwith Rd
    Henrico, VA 23229

  • Inova Loudoun Hospital
  • Fairfax Hospital
  • Northern Virginia Community Hospital

    601 S Carlin Springs Rd
    Arlington, VA 22204

  • Chippenham/JHNSTN Wils Hospitals
  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs

    Residency

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