Elliott Saferin MD
7640 W Sylvania Avenue, Building One, Suite C-2
Sylvania, OH 43560
Elliott Saferin, MD
The surgeon is the greatest factor in the success of any operation. This is why when it comes to having cosmetic surgery, choosing the right surgeon is the single most important decision you can make.
Unfortunately, with so many doctors now performing cosmetic procedures, finding one who is properly qualified can be as challenging as it is important.
You can feel confident in your decision to consult with Elliott H. Saferin, MD, FACS. His exemplary surgical skills, keen eye for beauty, and artistic touch have earned him recognition as an esteemed, leading expert in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Saferin pursued his undergraduate studies at West Virginia University in Morgantown,
then went on to earn his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. Upon completion of an internship in general surgery at Cincinnati General Hospital, Dr. Saferin continued his training in general surgery with a two-year residency
at Toledos Medical College of Ohio Hospital. This was followed by a two-year residency in plastic surgery at Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Saferin is certified (since 1983) by the American Board of Plastic Surgerythe only specialty board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties and supported by the American Medical Association for certifying plastic surgeons. He is also a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the leading professional surgical organization. Membership signifies that a surgeons formal instruction, surgical competence and ethical
conduct have undergone a rigorous evaluation and are deemed consistent with the high standards established by the College. Active membership in the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery are further testament to Dr. Saferins outstanding professional abilities, strict adherence to medical
ethics, and dedication to the highest measure of patient welfare.
In practice since 1976, Dr. Saferin has the advanced education, training and experience necessary to maximize the opportunity for optimal surgical results while minimizing risk. With your safety further in mind, he maintains certification in Advanced Cardiovascular
Life Support. Equally comforting is knowing that Dr. Saferin understands the anxiety patients can have when considering surgery; and he is committed to easing it by developing a professional, caring relationship with you that is based on mutual respect,
trust and openness.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Saferin has served as chief of the section of plastic surgery at several hospitals in the Greater Toledo area, including St. Anne, Riverside and St. Charles. He has also held positions at two institutions of higher learning. Long
dedicated to excellence in education, Dr. Saferin was an assistant clinical professor at the Medical University of Ohio in Toledo from 1987 to 1998. More recently (19992006), he was an assistant professor and the pre-medical students academic advisor at The
University of Findlay (Findlay, Ohio).
Years In Practice
Bachelor of Arts (1963-1966), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Doctorate of Medicine (1967-1971), Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
Internship in General Surgery (1971-1972), Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio
Residency in General Surgery (1972-1974), Medical College of Ohio Hospital, Toledo, Ohio
Residency in Plastic Surgery (1974-1976), Wayne State University Affiliated Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
The American Board of Plastic Surgery (Issued December 1983)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Re-issued February 2011)