Bauback Safa, M.D., MBA serves as the Chief Medical Officer for ZipLine Medical.
He is a plastic, reconstructive, hand, and microvascular surgeon at The Buncke Clinic in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Safa serves as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco Medical Center.
He is also on the editorial board for Microsurgery and is a reviewer for The Annals of Plastic Surgery. In addition to serving as Chief Medical Officer for ZipLine, Dr. Safa also serves as a medical consultant for several medical device and Healthcare 2.0 start-up companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was a co-founder and Chief Medical Officer for Vascular Precision, Inc. and holds several patents for medical devices.
Dr. Safa graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia, received his M.D. from the Stanford University School of Medicine, and his MBA from the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business, where he was a Haas Venture Fellow.
He completed his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University Medical Center and completed a fellowship in reconstructive microvascular and hand surgery at The Buncke Clinic in San Francisco where he is currently a staff surgeon.