Dr. Shawn Safford, MD

Dr. Shawn Safford, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Shawn Safford, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Roanoke, VA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Dr. Safford is affiliated with Children's National Medical Center, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital and Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center.

102 Highland Ave SE Ste 404

Roanoke, VA 24013

Contact Information

(540) 985-9812

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 3% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Safford "Care of children as though they were my own."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hernia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Jejunal Atresia
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pediatric Tumor
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Still's Disease
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Fetal Surgery
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • 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
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Tumor Surgery

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Safford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Safford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safford to family and friends
5.0
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Dr. Safford's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Safford accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • 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
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Safford has admitting privileges

Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center
9901 Medical Center Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
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Carilion Clinic - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
1906 Bellevue Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24014
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Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
500 University Dr
Hershey, PA 17033
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