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Dr. Craig Saffer practiced as a physician in many medical specialties, and then began to focus on his passion, obstetrics and gynecology. He completed his residency at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine where he received numerous awards including Mentor of the Year, Medical Student Educator of the Year and the Teaching Excellence Award. He has over 15 years of experience in the field that he loves. "It's a privilege to share such an important part of someone's life", says Dr. Saffer. "Nothing can compare with the joy of being there at the start of a precious life." Dr. Saffer provides total obstetric care and is a specialist in minimally invasive surgery including da Vinci robotic surgery, traditional laparoscopy as well as hysteroscopy. He is a well known leader in this field and is actively involved in teaching surgical procedures to other gynecologists. Dr. Saffer has been named one of San Diego's top doctors by San Diego Magazine and has been featured on Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel as well as numerous news channels. He is involved in medical research including the prevention of cervical cancer, treatment of fibroids, postmenopausal therapies and female sexual dysfunction. Dr. Saffer is married to a physician. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing the guitar and singing in a garage band.
Verified Patient Reviews
Excellent visit from the moment I walked in to the lobby (very courtesy front desk young lady).Shortly after nurse was ready to take me in. Entire visit approx 15-20. Awesome!!!
Amazing! Dr. Saffer took the time to listen to my concerns and family goals. He is compassionate and reassuring.
I have never had a bad experience with Dr. Saffer. He has kept me informed regarding my procedures and ensured that my health has always come first.
Always pleasant Dr. Saffer is wonderful and easy to talk. Love this office location. He takes the time to answer your questions thoughtfully.
I was recommended to Dr. Saffer by a friend. I saw him for a fertility consult. He explained everything to me in detail. His bedside manner is fantastic. He took his time and really cared.
I saw Dr. Saffer on multiple visits during my pregnancy. He was very thorough, professional, and showed genuine concern. I highly recommend him.