Dr. Stephen E. Shaffer, MD

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Dr. Stephen E. Shaffer, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology | Male

Dupont Hospital Children GAS 1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803 Get Directions
(302) 651-5928

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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

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)
  • pH Probe
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • 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

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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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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