Dr. Benjamin Herbert Safirstein MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Benjamin Safirstein is a pulmonologist in Glen Ridge, New Jersey and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hackensack University Medical Center Mountainside and Mount Sinai Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and has been in practice for 49 years. Dr. Safirstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Hackensack University Medical Center Mountainside and one of 68 at Mount Sinai Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: General Pulmonary Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965–1969

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Class of 1965

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 44 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 40 years in Pulmonary Disease

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Granulomatous pneumonitis following exposure to the World Trade Center collapse.
Safirstein, B.H., Klukowicz, A., Miller, R., Teirstein, A.

Spontaneous pneumothorax in AIDS patients not receiving prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
Bagheri, K., Truitt, T. J., Safirstein, B. H.

Chronic steroid dependent asthma and pulmonary function.
Miller, R. A., Safirstein, B. H., Arno, L., Klukowicz, A. J., Adelman, M., Khan, A.

See all 6 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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