Dr. Beverly Shafer, MD

Dr. Beverly Shafer, MD

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Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  |  
Female  |  
67 y/o
(29)

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Dr. Beverly Shafer, MD is a plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Beverly, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in plastic & reconstructive surgery.

Beverly M. Shafer, M.D., PC

900 Cummings Ctr Ste 112W

Beverly, MA 01915
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
high
more than 88% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 67% of peers
Skin Cancer
normal
more than 66% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shafer "I know that every person's needs are of the utmost concern to them, and every patient deserves the time and attention it takes for me to fully understand their needs. My philosophy is to offer patients my undivided attention and to perform their surgery as if it is the only plastic surgery operation they will ever have or need. My background as an artist gives me a particular way of visualizing surfaces that I can recreate in three dimensions.  Artistry and perfection are the key. Plastic Surgery requires finesse, whether the goal is facial rejuvenation, body re-contouring, breast reconstruction or correcting unsatisfactory results.  I perform surgery using the latest innovations  and techniques and plan to continue to bring new approaches to my patients of the North Shore. Outside of the work environment, I enjoy rugged outdoor experiences such as high-altitude skiing and horse-back travel, as well as good cuisine and reading."

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Specialties

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
32

Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 7/15/2015
    Amount or Range: Average
    State: Massachusetts
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

  • University Of New Mexico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Gt Ormond St Hosps For Sick Chldn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shafer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafer to family and friends
4.2
based on 29 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shafer's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

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I took my sister to a few visits to Dr. Shafer. I was amazed at her compassion towards my sister. She seemed extremely knowledgeable and explained everything in terms that I understood; so there was no misunderstandings on what my sister's surgery would entail. I am not her patient but I know...more
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When I went to my first appointment with Dr. Shafer I was scared and upset about my condition. Dr. Shafer was so kind, understanding and gentle with me. She is soft spoken and put me right at ease; she always has a smile on her face. I feel like she genuinely cares about me and I feel absolutely...more
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Peabody, MA |
Extremely qualified , empathic, and very compassionate . Entire office staff excellent as well.
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in Gloucester, MA |
Dr.Beverly Shafer is a true artist and did an amazing job with my breast reconstruction 2 years after my lumpectomy and radiation as a result of breast cancer. She took time with me during my consultation and was very caring and compassionate! I'm so happy with my reconstruction and saline...more
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in Lynnfield, MA |
Dr. Shafer was amazing last July, when my 12 yr old daughter was bitten by a dog in the chest area. In the ER at Beverly Hospital, Dr. Shafer and her team not only did an incredible job with the medical aspect of stitching the injury (in an incredibly private and tender area), but were also very...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shafer accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UniCare
    UniCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Shafer has admitting privileges

Beverly Hospital
85 Herrick St
Beverly, MA 01915
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North Shore Medical Center
81 Highland Ave
Salem, MA 01970
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