Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD

Neurology  |  
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Age 41
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Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD
Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Louisville, KY. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Shafer is affiliated with Norton Hospital and University of Louisville Hospital.

401 E Chestnut St Unit 510

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-3650

Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD

Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Brain Disorders
high
more than 85% of peers
Epilepsy
normal
more than 79% of peers
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shafer "At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

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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 Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Louisville Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Champions in Health Volunteer of the Year Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana, 2011
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafer to family and friends
3.0
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Shafer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Louisville, KY |
Dr Shafer is a great doctor he goes over everything in your medical history and takes time to listen to your concerns.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shafer accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shafer has admitting privileges

Norton Hospital
200 E Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40202
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University of Louisville Hospital
530 S Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40202
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