Dr. David Shafer, MD

Dr. David Shafer, MD

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Dr. David Shafer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, CO. He specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Exempla Cir Ste 270

Lafayette, CO 80026

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shafer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cranial Trauma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer treats Cranial Trauma more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Shafer treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Shafer treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Shafer performs this procedure more than 24% of his peers

Dr. Shafer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Shafer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, CO. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Dr. Shafer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shafer

3.1

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
45.45454545454545%
(5)

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Professional, respectful, skilled, kind.
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Interesting experience in a bad way. Did not find any issues but they were all there. I am fortunate to be getting excellent care an surgery from a professional. This doctor was not at all concerned about my well being.
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completely dishinest . He didn't just misdiagnose me he changed my diagnosis from the right one to a wrong one. Then a funky refused to treat me.
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Locations

Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Assocs

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Kaiser Permanente