Dr. Lawrence Shafron, MD

Dr. Lawrence Shafron, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lawrence Shafron, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Denton, TX and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2210 San Jacinto Blvd Ste 1

Denton, TX 76205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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Paralytic Strabismus
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Englewood Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • McGill U Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shafron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shafron's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shafron to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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  • 3
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Dr. Shafron's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Collinsville, TX
They're wonderful., until there's a problem & then they won't talk to you. We have been going to this practice for a couple of years & were very happy. Then I had a problem with my glasses. I could not see, and was told "maybe there's something wrong with my eyes!" The office manager would not...more
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in Denton, TX
I've gone to Dr. Shafron since he has been in Denton (many years) . I'm very picky on doctors and I find him to be excellent. Yes, you can expect a little bit of a wait because he's the best around and so many people want to see him. I have recommended him to many over the years. I see some...more
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in Denton, TX
Office staff is abrupt/rude, uncompassionate, and incapable of problem solving to help a patient in need of basic services. Shafron also seems incapable of handling challenging medical issues that require him to think outside the box. Every visit that I spoke with him to explain my condition or...more
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in Aubrey, TX
Dr. Shafron is excellent. His staff however is NOT. They are very unfriendly and discourteous to patients.
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in Denton, Texas
I had been seeing Dr. Shafron for yrs. I found myself waiting in the seating area while others would come/go in shorter amounts of time & in some cases it would be 2 hrs before I was seen. Nothing was explained slowly enough, his staff was rude and didn't care. After switching to my new Dr, I...more
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