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Dr. Thomas Safina M.D., Anesthesiologist

Dr. Thomas Safina M.D.


2006 Limestone Rd Suite 5 Wilmington DE, 19808


Dr. Thomas Safina is an anesthesiologist practicing in Wilmington, DE. Dr. Safina ensures the safety of patients who are about to undergo surgery. Anestesiologists specialize in general anesthesia, which will (put the patient to sleep), sedation, which will calm the patient or make him or her unaware of the situation, and regional anesthesia, which just numbs a specific part of the body. As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Safina also might help manage pain after an operation.

Education and Training

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine 1991

Board Certification

AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA- Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 22 years of experience


  • Temple Univ Hosp, Anesthesiology  
  • Temple University Hospital Program   

Dr. Thomas Safina M.D.'s Practice location

Practice At 2006 Limestone Rd Suite 5

2006 Limestone Rd Suite 5 -
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Fax: 302-995-5421

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Get to know Anesthesiologist Dr. Thomas Safina, who serves the Wilmington, Delaware area at several local hospitals. Dr. Safina earned his medical degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and continued his studies there with an internship. Later, Dr. Safina attended his residency in anesthesiology at Temple University Hospital. He has been board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and holds medical licenses in the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania. Currently, Dr. Safina works as the medical director of an orthopedic ambulatory surgery center and holds specific expertise in the field of regional anesthesia. He has been in practice for over twenty years and provides pain relief during and after an operation to his patients. In addition to English, Dr. Safina also speaks Spanish, which allows him to reach a diverse group of patients. To stay up-to-date on developments in his field, Dr. Safina maintains a professional membership in the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He strives to put patient needs first and foremost in his practice by staying current in medical technologies and breakthroughs. Additionally, his ability to serve many different patients allows him to develop as an anesthesiologist. Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dedicated to pain relief and total care of the surgical patient before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine and pain medicine. A anesthesiologist evaluates, diagnoses, and treats all different types of pain. Pain is a wide spectrum of disorders including acute pain, chronic pain and cancer pain and sometimes a combination of these. Pain can also arise for many different reasons such as surgery, injury, nerve damage, and metabolic problems such as diabetes. Occasionally, it can even be the problem all by itself, without any obvious cause. Dr. Safina provides patients general anesthesiology, ambulatory anesthesiology, regional anesthesiology, and perioperative care throughout the WIlmington, Delaware region. He ensures his patients are well-cared for throughout the many different aspects of his range of expertise.

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