Dr. Andrew Saffin, MBBCh, is a Staff Physician in the Anaesthesiology Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Saffin worked in a busy private practice in South Africa, providing services to three large multispecialty private hospitals in the city of Port Elizabeth. During his time in private practice he took an interest in acute pain management.
Dr. Saffin received his medical degree from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his residency at the Port Elizabeth Hospital Complex under the auspices of the College of Anaesthetists of South Africa.
Dr Saffin has gained much experience from his time working in busy hospitals in South Africa, covering all fields of general anaesthesia as well as regional anaesthesia, ultrasound guided nerve blocks and sedations. He has also spent time working in Cape Town, in the anaesthesiology department of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and at Groote Schuur Hospital in both the public and private intensive care units.
Dr. Saffin resides in Abu Dhabi and makes regular trips home to see his family. He enjoys all forms of outdoor activities and holds a scuba diving license.