Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD
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Dr. Christopher Shafer, MD

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Neurology | Male

UofL Physicians - Neurology 401 E Chestnut St Unit 510 Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions

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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.

Biography

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.

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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
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Dr. Shafer's Care Philosophy

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.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurology
  •  Board certified in Neurology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Louisville Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Louisville Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)