Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Digestive Healthcare Center

Transplant Center

Clinical Interests
  • Liver disease
  • Viral hepatitis
Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Kassem Safa, MD is an associate transplant nephrologist at the Transplant Center at Massachusetts General Hospital since 2015 and an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from the Lebanese University School of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at the Saint Raphael Campus of the Yale New Haven Hospital. He trained in nephrology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital joint fellowship program. He completed transplant nephrology fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr Safa is the recipient of several teaching awards during residency and fellowship and has written numerous articles and book chapters; his interests include clinical transplantation and the effect of dietary habits on the immune system.

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Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Blake Building
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3524
Fax: 617-724-5997

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