Dr. Shawn Safford, MD

Dr. Shawn Safford, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Shawn Safford, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania in 1997 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  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

33  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chest Wall Deformity
  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cystic Hygroma
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • 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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42  Procedures

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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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Safford to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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Dr. Safford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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