Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Dr. William Shaffer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. William Shaffer, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Wauwatosa, WI. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

1055 N Mayfair Rd Fl 2

Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Contact Information

(414) 479-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Ringworm
high
more than 87% of peers
Ear Disorders
normal
more than 79% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 65% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
80

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus

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Procedures

  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Good Samaritan Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

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
5.0
based on 2 total reviews
Dr. Shaffer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Shaffer accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Shaffer has admitting privileges

Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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Aurora West Allis Medical Center
8901 W Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
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