Dr. Brian L. Shaffer, MD

Dr. Brian L. Shaffer, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 61 years old

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Care Philosophy

As a board certified internist I am capable of treating complicated problems that may require hospitalization but I focus on the overall well being of the patient. I am a good listener and will not let you leave until we are completely satisfied with the direction taken. In addition to medical problems I am well versed in sports injuries and have cared for several professional and amateur teams. Some athletes and patients have benefited from medical marijuana to ease chronic pain syndromes .Read more

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based on 22 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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in Allentown, NJ |
I've been a patient for twenty years. I trust and believe what he tells me. He's a very good diagnostic doctor and he is fantastic for sports injuries...
in Trenton, NJ |
Have been going to Dr. Shaffer for 22 years. He has taken Great care of me. I can call and get in right away when , I am sick. Very happy with the care.
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Dr. Shaffer's Care Philosophy

As a board certified internist I am capable of treating complicated problems that may require hospitalization but I focus on the overall well being of the patient. I am a good listener and will not let you leave until we are completely satisfied with the direction taken. In addition to medical problems I am well versed in sports injuries and have cared for several professional and amateur teams. Some athletes and patients have benefited from medical marijuana to ease chronic pain syndromes .

Dr. Shaffer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Sports Injuries
  • Substance Dependence

Education

  • Medical School
    Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Faculte De Medecine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Carney Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Raritan Bay Medical Center , Perth Amboy ,Nj

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    State University Of New York At Buffalo / School Of Dental Medicine

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Massachusetts /Amherst

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Breath Testing
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Medical Marijuana Certifications
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
  • Physical Examination
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Vaccination

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