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Sub Specialty:
Neurology (pediatric)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
95 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Pediatric Neurology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520

Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520


Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center,
Cleveland, OH

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February 10, 2017


February 06, 2017

excellent and courteous staff. Dr. Safier is an excellent Doctor. doesn't rush the appointment. listens and explains everything to my daughter to put her at ease.

February 06, 2017

Everything is good!

January 20, 2017

Dr. Safier was very thorough and I appreciate his time. his nurse Jennifer is also great.

January 13, 2017

He was very knowledgeable & comfortable to talk to.

November 11, 2016

Dr Safier was amazing. everything we were looking for and more. definitely left feeling like our son is in very good hands.

October 14, 2016

Dr. Safier is an amazing physician and has always shown us that he truly cares for the well-being of our son. We will stay with Dr. Safier as long as he is practicing and our child is in need of neurology services, I am over all extremely pleased with every interaction we have ever had with him.

September 26, 2016

We've been seeing Dr Safier for about 10 years now and are always happy with him!

September 16, 2016

Dr. Safer was very professional and treated us with kindness and answered all the questions we had.

September 09, 2016

Love this Dr. He is very kid friendly and entertaining as well as helpful