Dr. Aaron Shafer, MD

Dr. Aaron Shafer, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 41
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Aaron Shafer, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 2002 and specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics & gynecology.

85 Seymour St Ste 705

Hartford, CT 06106

Contact Information

(860) 972-4341

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Uterine Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Excision of Cervix
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafer to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Shafer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Manchester, CT
Dr. Shafer is one of the finest doctors I have ever met. He patiently guided me through every step of my decisions at hand, surgery and post-surgery. He stood by me even when my decision differed from his advice, He is a kind, gentile and brilliant human being. I would return to his care...more
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