Dr. David Shaffer, MD

Dr. David Shaffer, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. David Shaffer, MD is an oncology specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med in 1993 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

43 New Scotland Ave

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 262-6696

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 98% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Shaffer'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.

2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

101  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Meml Sloan-Kettering Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaffer's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffer to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Shaffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Shaffer is great!! Highly recommend him to anyone going through cancer and treatment. Very compassionate and caring. When he says he will call you, he does call you. I am so thankful that we found him. Takes the time with us and answers any and all questions. His staff is friendly and...more
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Good listener. Willing to discuss alternatives. Keeps current. Spends as much time as is needed. Highly recommended.
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He relentlessly pursues the very best treatments for me. He noticed something unusual in blood work and referred me to a top endocrinologist. He goes above and beyond, and always returns calls. He is extremely dedicated
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