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8110 Gatehouse Road, Falls Church, VA 22042

Ahmad Safra, MD

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Ahmad Safra, MD

Specialty

Board-certified specialties granted by an ABMS Member Board. Learn more about board certification.
Surgery

Clinical Interest

Areas of special interest identified by the physician or additional training completed.
Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery, Kidney and pancreas transplant surgery

Years of Experience

16

Gender

Male

Languages

English Arabic
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About Ahmad Safra, MD

Dr. Ahmad Safra is a board-certified transplant and general surgeon. He joined Inova Health System in 2021 and has been practicing since 2006. 

Dr. Safra completed a fellowship in multi-organ transplant where he gained extensive experience in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant in addition to hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery. During his training, he also developed a special interest in robotic surgery. Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Safra was a transplant surgeon in the state of Indiana. 

Dr. Safra strives to provide life-changing care to patients suffering from end-stage organ failure. He believes it is a great privilege to be able to utilize a person’s gift to transform another person’s life. He aims to provide the best quality of care for patients undergoing organ transplant. “There is nothing more amazing than seeing our patients getting through the transplant process and returning back to their normal life with a functioning organ.”  

Dr. Safra resides in Oakton, VA, with his wife and twin daughters. In his spare time he likes to spend time with his family, play basketball and enjoy road trips. 

Memberships/Accreditations

  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons 
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Clinical Robotic Surgery Association
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons 

Background

Medical Education

Damascus University 2006

Residency

Damascus University
Training Specialty: General Surgery
11/1/2006 - 10/31/2011
Lankenau Medical Center
Training Specialty: General Surgery
7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019

Fellowships

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Training Specialty: Transplant Organ
05/04/2014 - 6/30/2016

Board Certification

Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

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