Dr. Gene Shaffer, MD

Dr. Gene Shaffer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Gene Shaffer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1200 W Tabor Rd Fl 4

Philadelphia, PA 19141

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Sprain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
very high
more than 92% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 92% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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16  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffer to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shaffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Shaffer is a excellent doctor he made us feel included in all of our questions regarding my boyfriend surgery being that hopefully this will be his first and last one he ensure me that every thing went well after the procedure we could not have ask for a better doctor!!!!
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TERRIBLE scheduling nightmare to obtain any follow up or guidance on post-op
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Dr. Shaffer was always very willing to answer my many questions. I don't understand the other reviews I've read on this site. All I can say is that it is often the disgruntled patients who fill out reviews. Before my tendon transfer and osteotomy, I had many, many questions especially because I...more
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Very unprofessional and does not care about the well-being of his patients. I can't say how he treats his other patients but far as me, he treated me with no compassion or dignity, and made me feel quite uncomfortable. He also lied to me about the outcome of my ankle surgery. He told me that I only...more
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He is rude and unprofessional. He didn't want me asking him questions about my concerns. He said to just let me talk.
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