Toufic Safa, MD, FACS

Dr. Safa

Education & Training:

  • Medical School, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Internship, Vascular Research at George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Surgical Residency at State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY
  • Vascular Surgery Clinical Fellowship at North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York
  • Fellowship in American College of Surgery (read more about its rigorous certification process)
  • Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
  • Member of New York Cardiovascular Society
  • Member of American Society of Vascular Surgeons
  • Member of Medical Society of the State of New York

Dr. Safa has authored, co-authored and published the following studies and articles:

  • “Plasma Factor VII and Thrombin-Antithrombin III levels indicate increased tissue factor activity in Sickle Cell Patients.” Brit J of Hemat 1992; 81:539-544
  • “Management of Coexisting Coronary Artery and Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease: Report of a series of Patients Treated with Coronary Bypass Alone.” Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1999; 17:249-252
  • “Eversion technique increases the risk for post-carotid endarterectomy hypertension” J Vasc Surg 2001; 34:839-45
  • “Ultrasound-Guided Thrombin Injection Is the Treatment of Choice for Femoral Pseudoaneurysms” Arch Surg, Apr 2002; 137:462-464
  • “Pedal Branch Arterial Bypass for Limb Salvage” The American Surgeon, May 2002; 68:446-448