Dr. Brian L. Shafer, MD

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Specializes in Sports Medicine • Male • Age 43

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Dr. Shafer's Experience

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Dr. Shafer's Care Philosophy

Dr. Shafer's Specialties

  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Dr. Shafer Performs

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
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Conditions Dr. Shafer Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Oasis Hospital
750 N 40th St
Phoenix, AZ 85008

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Arizona Bone & Joint Specialists
Scottsdale Office
5620 E Bell Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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    Dr. Shafer's Experience

    Dr. Shafer's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Fracture Care
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
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    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sever's Disease
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Washington Med Center
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Washington Med Center
    Complete in 2003

    Fellowship Hospital

    Usc University Hospital
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shafer & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Shafer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.3
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    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafer to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    18 responses

    Dr. Shafer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    17 responses

    Experience with Dr. Shafer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

    18 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Arizona Bone & Joint Specialists
    Scottsdale Office
    5620 E Bell Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (602) 493-9361 (Office)
    (602) 493-9508 (Fax)
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