Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
Safiyya Shabazz, M.D. is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and owner of Fountain Medical Associates, a primary care medical home specializing in the care of the whole person from childhood through adulthood. She began her higher education at the University of Pennsylvania when she was 16 years old, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. Her brief engineering career resulted in two international patents before she returned to the University of Pennsylvania to earn a Medical Doctorate. She completed an internship in family medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine and residency training at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also served as a member of the clinical faculty. Dr. Shabazz has been featured speaker on WDAS with Patty Jackson on Sunday mornings and various other radio programs. Her advice for health and long life is based on “eating to live” and establishing lasting habits that reduce the risk of death and disease. She is a physician, mother, wife, sister and teacher who resides in Philadelphia with her husband and two children.