Dr. Ira Shafran, MD

Dr. Ira Shafran, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 66 years old

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We take great pride in providing our patients with the highest quality medical care in a warm & friendly way tailoring treatment to meet each patient's specific needs. We are on the forefront of treatment for Crohn's & Colitis & have participated in most all the pivotal Trials for IBD Biologic & Natural therapies. The Shafran Gastroenterology Center is recognized by the AGA as a "Center-of-Excellence" in the treatment of IBD, fist in FL to receive the "Bridges-to-Excellence" Award designation.Read more

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Dr. Shafran's Care Philosophy

We take great pride in providing our patients with the highest quality medical care in a warm & friendly way tailoring treatment to meet each patient's specific needs. We are on the forefront of treatment for Crohn's & Colitis & have participated in most all the pivotal Trials for IBD Biologic & Natural therapies. The Shafran Gastroenterology Center is recognized by the AGA as a "Center-of-Excellence" in the treatment of IBD, fist in FL to receive the "Bridges-to-Excellence" Award designation.

Dr. Shafran's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pouchitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    Ohio State University Hospital

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University Hospital

    Completed in 1977

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ohio State University Hospital

    Completed in 1979

  • Undergraduate School
    Ohio State University

    Graduated in 1971

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures