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About Dr. Shabbir H Safdar

Dr. Shabbir H Safdar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Poplar Bluff, MO, with another office in Saint Louis, MO. His specialties include Medical Oncology, Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Safdar has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shabbir H Safdar is Great. Dr. Shabbir H Safdar has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shabbir H Safdar is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center

2620 N Westwood Blvd
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
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Washington University School Of Medicine

4921 Parkview Pl
Saint Louis, MO 63110
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Dr. Shabbir H Safdar has the following 3 specialties

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • 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.

  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Myelofibrosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Blood Cancer
  • Chronic B-Cell Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Anemia

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18 years out after Stage 4 kidney cancer

I feel Dr Safdar saved my life. I was diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer in January 2000. My lungs were full of mets. Another doctor had been ready to refer me to hospice but I made an appointment with Dr Safdar to appease my family that wasn't ready to see me give up. Dr Safdar was kind and caring. He let me know that the therapy he proposed might not work and gave me realistic expectations. I had 10 rounds of IL2 administered on an inpatient basis at Barnes in St Louis. Dr Safdar took the time to help me understand what was going on through a very unpleasant course of treatment. I feel blessed to have come in contact with such a wonderful physician.

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Very Compassionate!

I was referred to Dr. Safdar by my primary doctor and I'm so glad I'm his patient. While he was unable to diagnose me he set worked hard to do so and set me up at the Mayo Clinic. He actually hugged me and apologized for having "failed" me. He didn't fail at all in my opinion! He tried, was very compassionate and was such a great doctor that he admitted he didn't know what was causing my symptoms - unlike a previous doctor who misdiagnosed me and put me on high doses of medicine which only made me sicker. Thanks to him I am headed to the Mayo clinic in a few days in hopes of answers. I highly, highly, highly recommend Dr. Safdar!!!

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Hi Sir,

Salam Sir,Your are a very good doctor.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shabbir H Safdar accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
    • Anthem MO Blue Preferred Options
    • Anthem MO Direct Access w/HSA
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • Cigna MISSOURI NET - NET POS Seamless
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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