Dr. Eugene M. Shaffer, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 67

2494 Bernville Rd Suite 200
Reading, PA 19605
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Dr. Shaffer's Experience

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2494 Bernville Rd Suite 200
Reading, PA 19605
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    Dr. Shaffer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2009
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Port Placements or Replacements
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    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Shaffer

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

    Thomas Jefferson University
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    U Miami Affil Hosps

    Residency Hospital

    U Miami Affil Hosps
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shaffer & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffer to family and friends

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    Dr. Shaffer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 5 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shaffer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Shaffer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • Principal Life
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    St Joseph Medical Group GNS
    2494 Bernville Rd Suite 200
    Reading, PA 19605
    (610) 378-7900 (Office)
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