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Dr. James Robin Saphir MD is a male Internist, has 47 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology.
Dr. James Saphir has 2 office locations.
2909 Avalon Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705

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License & Identifications

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Specialties & Research

Dr. James Saphir, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Saphir graduated from Harvard University , Boston.


Dr. Saphir has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus 
  • Alta Bates Summit Medical Center- Summit Campus 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Saphir accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 88 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 16 plans
  • Medicare - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 5 plans


  • French
  • German

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Where does Dr. James R. Saphir practice?
Dr. James Saphir practices Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cardiology near Berkeley, CA.
See Berkeley Internists and Berkeley Cardiologists.