Dr. Stephen Shaffer, MD
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Pediatric Gastroenterology | Male

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Biography

Dr. Stephen Shaffer, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Wilmington, DE. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Shaffer is affiliated with Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

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    Dr. Shaffer's Care Philosophy

    At Nemours, we excel in patient centered care.

    Dr. Shaffer'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 Gastroenterology
    •  Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
    •  Malpractice claims in Delaware not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    • Pediatrics

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Achalasia
    • Anemia
    • Blood Disorders
    • Celiac Disease
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Chronic Constipation
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diarrhea
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
    • Esophageal Dilation
    • Esophageal Motility Disorders
    • Esophagitis
    • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
    • Gastroparesis
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hirschsprung's Disease
    • Indigestion
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Microscopic Colitis
    • Motility Disorders
    • Pancreatitis
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Vomiting Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      Med Center Of Delaware/christiana Care

      Completed in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Med Center Of Delaware/christiana Care

      Completed in 1989

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Hospital Of Cleveland/Rainbow Babies

      Completed in 1992

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Vermont

      Graduated in 1982

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • German

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

    Procedures Performed

    • Colonoscopy
    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Esophageal Dilatation
    • Esophageal pH Monitoring
    • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
    • Impedence Testing
    • Manometry
    • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • pH Probe