Dr. Jan Shifren, MD

Dr. Jan Shifren, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jan Shifren, MD is a reproductive endocrinology & infertility specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1988 and specializes in reproductive endocrinology & infertility and obstetrics & gynecology.

55 Fruit St Ste 10A

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

(617) 726-8868

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Shifren's Experience

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Dr. Shifren's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Board certified in Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
2

Board Certifications

  • Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
18

Conditions Treated

8

Procedures

  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shifren has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shifren's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shifren to family and friends
2.8
based on 21 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Shifren's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Unfortunately I would not recommend Dr Shifren. Although knowledgeable, she lacks people skills. I have found her to lack empathy, to rush through information, condescending, talks over you, arrogant and has forgotten that she is dealing infertility which for couples is an emotional and difficult...more
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Dr. Shiffren is an extremely competent physician, is caring, and down to earth. Her extremely cheerful personality is reassuring, especially when you are dealing with a sometimes frustrating and disappointing condition such as infertility.
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Amazing caring and knowledgeable doctor
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Dr. Shifren & her team were cold, condescending, arrogant, lack empathy, was defensive, accusatory & unapologetic after making numerous mistakes & never took responsibility. Never took time to answer questions & didnt get back to me in a timely manner when I had an urgent time-sensitive question....more
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Very disappointed with Dr. Shifren & how she treated my wife. She lacks empathy & brushes questions off, as another reviewer also posted. When she/her staff makes a mistake (which happened 3 times over the course of 4 visits), she gets extremely defensive, doesn't take responsibility & is...more
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