Dr. Mark Shaffrey, MD

Dr. Mark Shaffrey, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Mark Shaffrey, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1300 Jefferson Park Ave

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Information

(434) 924-3627

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Shaffrey'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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

60  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chordoma
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Glioblastoma
  • Hemangioblastoma
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Va Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wilford Hall Med Center Aetc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaffrey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaffrey's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffrey to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Shaffrey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Mark Shaffrey performed a craniotomy (suboccipital craineotomy at rear of skull) to remove a benign meningioma (brain tumor) located in pineal region of my brain in February 2015. This required eight hours of surgery in a very delicate region of the brain, and I am thankful to have had such a...more
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Dr. Shaffrey is the best doctor that I have ever visited! He is kind and caring. His skills and knowledge are amazing! I am so glad that I was referred to him.
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Highly professional and able to solve problems no one else can. I am so happy that I finally found someone that could help me
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Dr. Shaffrey recommended testing for my horrible back pain but said I could not take the pain medication that my primary Dr. Had prescribed for me during tests. Although there are many meds that I could take, he refused to prescribe a substitute. The man wanted me to suffer without medication for...more
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