Dr. David Shafer, MD

Dr. David Shafer, MD

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Dr. David Shafer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lafayette, CO and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Drexel Univ Coll Of Med in 2007 and 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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
very high
more than 91% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Shafer'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Shafer does not have any board certifications listed.

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Drexel Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shafer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shafer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafer's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafer to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Shafer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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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