Dr. Alan V. Safdi performed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati Medical School, where he was elected to AOA Medical Honor Society in his third year. He completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at San Diego and his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Alan Safdi is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and in Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.
He has served Deaconess Hospital on its Executive Committee. He has served as the President, Treasurer and Secretary for the Southwest Ohio Digestive Disease Society. Dr. Alan Safdi along with Dr. Michael Safdi was instrumental in starting Consultants For Clinical Research in Cincinnati. He has been involved in numerous publications and abstracts that have resulted in a number of articles being published in peer-reviewed journals. His group has had articles published in the American Journal of Medicine, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and a variety of other prominent medical journals. Dr. Safdi is a national speaker on a variety of GI topics and has lectured at the National Digestive Disease Week and American College of Gastroenterology. Currently, Dr. Alan Safdi is the chairman of the Cincinnati chapter of the medical advisory committee of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Dr. Safdi’s research interests are not only in inflammatory bowel disease including Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease, but also in regards to Peptic Ulcer, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Diabetes, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease as well as Colon Cancer and Colon Polyps. He is currently the principal investigator on many such studies.