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Dr. Shawn Safford, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Safford

Carilion Children's Pediatric Surgery - Lynchburg

1620 Graves Mill Rd Lynchburg, VA 24502

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(540) 985-9812


Dr. Shawn Safford, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Lynchburg, VA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania in 1997 and specializes in pediatric surgery.


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Dr. Safford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Safford's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safford treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Safford treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safford treats Abdominal Disorders more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Safford treats this condition more than 27% of his peers

Appendicitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Safford treats Appendicitis more than 21% of his peers

Dr. Safford treats this condition more than 21% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Safford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Still's Disease
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Care of children as though they were my own.

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

2008
Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1998
Penn State Hershey Med Center
Internship Hospital
1997
Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1992
Penn State University
Undergraduate School
Pennsylvania State University
2008
2005
1998
1997
1992

Awards

Locations

Carilion Children's Pediatric Surgery - Lynchburg

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Carilion Children's Pediatric Surgery - NRV

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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