Dr. David Shafron, MD

Dr. David Shafron, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(7)
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Dr. David Shafron, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Phoenix, AZ. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

1919 E Thomas Rd Fl 4

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 94% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achondroplasia
  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cysts, Pediatric
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric Brain Tumor
  • Scoliosis
  • Spasticity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebral Palsy Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pediatric Cervical Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shafron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafron's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafron to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Shafron's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Payson, AZ |
Dr. Shafron is the best dr he is thorough and personable and is excellent with kids. He sees 3 of my children and they along love him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shafron accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Banner Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Care 1st Health Plan
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CRS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Choice of Arizona
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
  • Indian Health Service
  • LifeWise
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Mercy Care
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    AHCCCS without Prior Authorization
  • One Health
  • Phoenix Health Plan
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
  • Self Pay
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shafron has admitting privileges

Phoenix Children's Hospital
1919 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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The Core Institute Specialty Hospital
6501 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85015
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