Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
41 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Hazim Safi is Excellent. Dr. Safi has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Hazim Safi, BS, MBBS, MD is board certified in Vascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 26 areas:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Rupture
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Surgery (Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures)
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Ischemia
  • Kidney Failure
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
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Education & Awards

Dr. Safi graduated from University Of Baghdad. He has 17 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Kidney Failure
Spinal Cord Ischemia
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Vascular Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Safi has 15 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer 
  • Park Plaza Hospital 


  • French
  • Arabic

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Additional Information
Dr. Hazim Safi BS, MBBS, and MD is a male Vascular Surgeon, has 41 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Hazim Safi practice?
Dr. Hazim Safi has 3 office locations.
Dr. Hazim Safi practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Vascular Surgery near Houston, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Bellaire, TX.
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