Dr. Keri Shafer, MD

Cardiology •  Female • Age 42
  
Dr. Shafer
Accepting new patients

Boston Children's Hospital, Heart Center

300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115

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(617) 355-6508

Dr. Keri Shafer, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Boston, MA. Dr. Shafer has more experience with Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham And Women's Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shafer to book an appointment.


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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 83% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Septal Defect
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer treats Septal Defect more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Shafer treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Tetralogy of Fallot
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer treats Tetralogy of Fallot more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Shafer treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shafer treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Shafer treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Check Dr. Shafer's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Shafer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiology Consultation
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pediatric Cardiovascular Disease
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Pediatric Heart Rhythjm Abnormalities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Shafer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shafer

5.0

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About Me

Biography

From medical school in home state of New Mexico to finishing my training here at Boston Children's Hospital, each segment of my training was profoundly useful and important to learning comprehensive, evidence based care.  

My goal is...
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

2009
University Of Texas (Cardiovascular Medicine)
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Boston Children's Hospital, Heart Center

Adult Congenital Heart Program300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
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Department of Cardiology300 Longwood Ave Boston, MA 02115
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)