Dr. Robert V. Shafor, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

1051 Gause Blvd Suite 280
Slidell, LA 70458
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Dr. Shafor's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Boulevard
Slidell, LA 70458

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ROBERT V SHAFOR MD FACS
ROBERT V SHAFOR MD FACS
1051 Gause Blvd Suite 280
Slidell, LA 70458
1051 Gause Blvd Suite 260
Slidell, LA 70458
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    Dr. Shafor's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2013
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • 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
    • Hepatectomy
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
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    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
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    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Shafor

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • 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

    University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Sinai Grace Hosp/Sinai Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Shafor & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Shafor's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Slidell Memorial Hospital where Dr. Shafor has admitting privileges:

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Shafor

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafor to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Shafor's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 2 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Shafor
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    ROBERT V SHAFOR MD FACS
    1051 Gause Blvd Suite 280
    Slidell, LA 70458
    (985) 781-9002 (Office)
    (985) 781-0200 (Fax)
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    1051 Gause Blvd Suite 260
    Slidell, LA 70458
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