Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Neurology  ·  
Dr. William Shaffer, MD is a neurology specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 2004 and specializes in neurology.

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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Shaffer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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. "

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

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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.


  • 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
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Shaffer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Very nice guy who actually listens to patients!
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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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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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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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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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