Dr. Craig Saffer, MD
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.
- Anthem Blue Cross
- Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education and training
- Baylor College of Medicine (Residency)
- Medical School - University of the Witwatersrand Faculty of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
Awards and publications
- Featured on Discovery Channel
- Featured on The Learning Channel
- Named a "Top Doctor" by San Diego Magazine
West Coast OB/Gyn Inc.
6125 Paseo Del Norte, Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92011