Amar Safdar, MD

  • Specialties: Infectious Diseases & Immunology, Transplant
  • Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu
  • Phone: 646-501-9936

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

immunotherapy, hospital acquired infection, hepatitis, bone and joint infections, travel vaccinations, immunodeficiency syndrome, fungal infection, complication of transplant, stem cell transplantation, opportunistic infections, immunization
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Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Bone & Joint Infections



  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Dir Transplant Infectious Diseases

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Education and Training

  • 1999
  • Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Ketteriing Cancer Center, Infectious Diseases
  • 1994
  • Residency, New York Downtown Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • 1989
  • MD from Dow Medical College


Locations and Appointments

65 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Infectious Disease Associates
530 1st Avenue, HCC Suite 7B
New York, NY 10016

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  • Fidaxomicin Therapy in Critically Ill Patients with Clostridium difficile Infection

    Penziner, Samuel; Dubrovskaya, Yanina; Press, Robert; Safdar, Amar 2015 March; 1776-1781, Antimicrobial agents & chemotherapy — id: 1416282, year: 2015, page: 1776, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Impact of cytotoxic and targeted antineoplastic drugs on the validity of the mitogen-induced interferon-gamma release assay for latent tuberculosis infection: Results of a prospective trial at a comprehensive cancer center

    Rodriguez, Gilhen H; Safdar, Amar 2014 Jan; 52-57, Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases — id: 746012, year: 2014, page: 52, stat: Journal Article
  • Use of healthy-donor granulocyte transfusions to treat infections in neutropenic patients with myeloid or lymphoid neoplasms: experience in 74 patients treated with 373 granulocyte transfusions

    Safdar, Amar; Rodriguez, Gilhen; Zuniga, Jorge; Al Akhrass, Fadi; Pande, Anupam 2014; 50-58, Acta haematologica — id: 745952, year: 2014, page: 50, stat: Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
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