Dr. Saffarian is a graduate of the American University of the Carribean, British West Indies. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital where he also fulfilled his Nephrology fellowship. He completed an additional fellowship in Transplant Nephrology at St. Johns Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit.
Nephrologists are physicians trained to diagnose and manage kidney diseases. They do so by regulating blood pressure, regulating electrolytes, balancing out fluids in the body, and also by administering dialysis as needed.