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Dr. Afshin Akhavan Safa, MD

Dr. Afshin Akhavan Safa, MD

Radiologist

22 Years of Experience

Accepting patients

    Overview

    Dr. Afshin Safa, MD is a Radiologist, who primarily practices in Los Angeles, CA with 1 additional practice location. He has been practicing for over 22 years and is board certified by the American Board of Radiology, American Board of Radiology, and American Board of Radiology. Dr. Safa completed his residency at Ucla Med Ctr/Ucla D Geffen Sch, Radiation Oncology; Univ Ca San Diego Med Ctr, Internal Medicine. He is a member of the Chair,Code Utilization Committee-American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), Past President-Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS), and Foreign Languages Spoken: Farsi (Persian) and Spanish. Dr. Safa is fluent in English and is currently seeing new patients. Dr. Safa’s practice accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), Medicaid, Aetna, Medicare, Cigna, Humana Health, UnitedHealthcare and other major insurance plans. To book an appointment or to confirm insurance options, please call Dr. Safa’s office at (310) 825-9771.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Radiologist

    Education & Training

    Ucla Med Ctr/Ucla D Geffen Sch, Radiation Oncology; Univ Ca San Diego Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    University of California, Los Angeles (Residency)

    UCSD Department of Medicine (Internship)

    Other Degree - University of Ca, San Diego, Sch of Med, La Jolla Ca

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Radiology

    American Board of Radiology since 2000

    American Board of Radiology since 2010

    Medical Procedures Performed

    procedures performed by a Radiologist, like Dr. Afshin Safa, may include:

    CT Scan - Lungs, CT Scan - Heart (Coronary CTA), CT Scan - Head, CT Scan - Teeth (Dental Scan), CT Scan - Virtual Colonoscopy, CT Scan - Whole Body Scan, CT Scan - Other, MRI - Brain, MRI - Breast, MRI - Back / Spine, MRI - Other, PET / CT Scan, X-ray, Mammography - No Breast Cancer History, Bone Density Measurement / DXA Scan, Sonography, Radiology Consultation, MRI - Brain, Mammography - With Breast Cancer History, SPECT Scan, PET Scan, Interventional Radiology Treatment, Angiography, Embolization, IVC Filter Insertion, MRI - Spinal Cord, CT Scan - Spinal Cord, MRI Angiography, CT Angiography, Mesenteric Angiography, Barium Swallow, Calcium CT Scan, Leg Venous Doppler, KG Arterial Doppler, Neurosonology Consultation, Myelogram, TIPS / Biliary Interventions, Ventilation / Perfusion Scan, CT Scan - Abdominal / Pelvic, CT Scan - Chest, Dialysis Catheter Placement, Drainage of Abscess, Feeding Tube Placement, Fluoroscopy, Line Insertion, MRI - Abdomen / Pelvis, MRI - Head, MRI - Knee, MRI - Shoulder, Bone Scan, Brain / Spinal Cord Biopsy, Pelvic Ultrasound, Radiofrequency Ablation, Radioimmunotherapy, Cryoablation, Interventional Radiology Consultation, Cone Beam CT, Arthrography, Sialography, Skeletal Imaging, Hybrid Imaging, Renal Function Imaging, Urinary Tract Imaging, Abdominal Imaging, Molecular Imaging, Chemoembolization, Digital Radiography, Radioembolization, Image-Guided Cancer Therapy, Thrombectomy, Nuclear Medicine Imaging, Diagnostic Radiology, EOS Imaging, Drug-Eluting Bead Therapy, Abdominal Radiology Consultation, Intravascular Ultrasound, Interventional Radiology Follow Up, Needle Biopsy, Lung Biopsy, Bone Biopsy, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening, Fistulagram and Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

    For detailed information, please contact Dr. Safa's office.

    Insurances

    Top Insurances

    • Aetna

    • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)

    • Cigna

    • Humana Health

    • Medicaid

    • Medicare

    • UnitedHealthcare

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    Locations

    UCLA Obstetrics/Gynecology

    200 Medical Plz

    Suite 430

    Los Angeles, CA 90095

    (310) 825-9771

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    Practice At 200 Medical Plz Suite B265

    200 Medical Plz

    Suite B265

    Los Angeles, CA 90095

    (310) 825-9771

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    Recognitions

    Memberships & Associations

    Chair,Code Utilization Committee-American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

    Member

    Past President-Los Angeles Radiological Society (LARS)

    President

    Foreign Languages Spoken: Farsi (Persian) and Spanish

    Member

    Awards

    Listed in Best Doctors in America 2013 - 2014

    Listed in Los Angeles Magazine, Southern California Super Doctors

    Listed in Preeminent Women's Health Doctors, LA Magazine

    Listed in Southern California Super Doctors, 2010 - 2012

    Top Healthcare Professional in the Valley . San Fernando Valley Busin

    Los Angeles Radiological Society Award for Contribution to the Growth

    Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003 - 2006

    Southern California Super Doctors

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Afshin Safa accepting new patients?

    Yes, Afshin Safa is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Afshin Safa offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Safa's office at (310) 825-9771 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Afshin Safa offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Safa's office at (310) 825-9771 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Afshin Safa speak?

    Afshin Safa speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Afshin Safa have?

    Afshin Safa is certified by the American Board of Radiology.

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