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Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. Shaffer

Kidney Specialists South Texas

1521 S Staples St Ste 601 Corpus Christi, TX 78404

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Dr. William Shaffer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.


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Dr. Shaffer accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Dr. Shaffer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaffer treats Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Shaffer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

End-Stage Renal Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaffer treats End-Stage Renal Disease more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Shaffer treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Hyperkalemia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaffer treats Hyperkalemia more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Shaffer treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Shaffer's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Shaffer, MD is a nephrology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1981 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1986
University Tex Med Br
Fellowship Hospital
1984
University Tex Med Br
Residency Hospital
1982
University Tex Med Br
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
Medical School
1986
1984
1982
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Shaffer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shaffer

3.0

Based on 3 reviews

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1 Star
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He seems somewhat distant and stern. Does not give praise or encouragement even when lab results are good.and I am following his orders.
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He was rude and acted like there was nothing wrong with me. I have since been diagnosed with a rare, fatal disease
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