Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Dr. William Shaffer, MD

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Dr. William Shaffer, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Fort Collins, CO. He has been practicing for 14 years.

2315 E Harmony Rd Ste 110

Fort Collins, CO 80528

Contact Information

(970) 482-4373

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Shaffer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Insomnia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaffer "I am not just a doctor who has studied multiple sclerosis, but one who is living with the disease. "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaffer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shaffer to family and friends
4.4
based on 24 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Shaffer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Johnstown |
Very nice guy who actually listens to patients!
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Greeley, CO |
Dr. Shaffer doesn't just see you he gets to know you he talks to like you are a person and not just another in a list of patients until it is golf time. He is a great person to talk to about your issues and he backs his answers with data and medical opinion not just the flavor of the month...more
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in Greeley, CO |
DR. S has the knowledge and experience to address the real life issues of MS. Asked questions other nuerologist's never addressed. Does not skim over specific questions, with generalitie responses.
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in Greeley |
My wife called to make an appointment as a new patient. She has been given a tentative diagnosis of Parkinson Disease and chose to switch Neurologist. Dr Shaffer's website indicates numerous categories of ailments he treats. BUT, the receptionist said he only treats MS and headaches. Change the...more
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in Denver, CO |
Unbelievable! After my MS diagnosis 8 years and 5 neurologists ago I had become hopeless. My disease was progressing, life as I knew it had virtually stopped. Dr Shaffer is not only brilliant, he really, really knows everything about MS from his research, but more important...he himself has...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Shaffer accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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