Dr. Michael F Saffir MD Physiatrist

Dr. Michael Saffir is a physiatrist in Fairfield, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bridgeport Hospital and Griffin Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Saffir accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 5 doctors at Bridgeport Hospital and one of 3 at Griffin Hospital who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: Neuromuscular Medicine, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Clinical Interests: EMG/EDx, Disability Impairment, Workers Comp

Education & Medical Training

Staten Island University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1986

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1986–1987

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1985

State University of New York - Binghamton
Other Training, Physics/Mathematics, 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 24 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 13 years in Pain Medicine

CT State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Connecticut’s Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine
2001

Connecticut’s Top Doctors, Connecticut Magazine
2013

Regents Scholarship, State University of New York - Binghamton
1981

National Physics Honor Society - Sigma Pi Sigma, State University of New York - Binghamton
1981

Publications & Presentations

Affordable Care Act and Medical Care Delivery - Panel Moderator
2013 4 1

Workers’ Compensation Medical Care Protocols
2013 2 1

Pain Management
2010 11 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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