Dr. Shawn D. Safford, MD

Dr. Shawn D. Safford, MD

Pediatric Surgery | Male | 46 years old

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    Dr. Safford's Care Philosophy

    Care of children as though they were my own.

    Dr. Safford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery
    • Pediatric Surgery

    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

      Graduated in 1997

    • Internship Hospital
      Penn State Hershey Med Center

      Completed in 1998

    • Residency Hospital
      Duke University Med Center

      Completed in 2005

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Childrens Hospital Of Philadelphia

      Completed in 2008

    • Undergraduate School
      Penn State University

      Graduated in 1992

    • Other Education
      Pennsylvania State University

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • 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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