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Robert A. Safier, MD

4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5520 Phone
412-692-6787 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1999 Sackler School of Medicine, New York State American Program, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


2002 MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio


2005 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • Child Neurology Society
  • American Academy of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Board Eligible 
  • American Board of Neurology, special qualifications in Child Neurology


  • Safier R, Cleves-Bayon C, Vaisleib I, Siddiqui A, Zuccoli G. Magnetic Resonance Angiography Evidence of Vasospasm in Children with Suspected Acute Hemiplegic Migraine. J Child Neurol. 2013 Apr 16; 29(6):789-792.
  • Sathanoori M, Hu J, Murthy V, Byrnes A, Vockley J, Safier R, Bedoyan J, Jalal SM, Huber H, Surti U. Cryptic duplication of 12q24.33 --> qter in a child with Angelman syndrome-simultaneous occurrence of two unrelated cytogenetic events. Am J Med Genet A. 2007 May 1;143A(9):985-94.
  • Safier R, Alper G. A child with transient neurologic deficits and headache associated with cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis. J Child Neurol. 2005 May;20(5):439-41.

    View Dr. Safier's full list of publications from PubMed.
Last Update
August 21, 2014
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August 21, 2014