Dr. Brian Shaffer, MD

Dr. Brian Shaffer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 39
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Dr. Brian Shaffer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2005 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 536

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 935-8100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shaffer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Tonsillitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Shaffer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Shaffer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaffer "Dr. Shaffer received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He later completed his medical degree from Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. Dr. Shaffer finished his internship and residency at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, PA. He brings The Oregon Clinic - Westside Ear, Nose & Throat many honors and awards, including the Harris Prize for Academic and Extracurricular Excellence from Harvard University, and the Resident Leadership Grant from the American Academy of Otolaryngology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaffer "I believe that providing the best patient care is not only being able to identify and deliver the best medical and surgical treatments for a condition, but also to foster an environment of open communication. With open dialogue, I can work together with patients to determine a treatment plan that fits in with their needs and respects their quality of life.

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shaffer does not have any board certifications listed.

80  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shaffer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaffer's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffer to family and friends
9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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

Dr. Shaffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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