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Dr. Brian Shafer, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine
13 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian Shafer, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine is Good. Dr. Shafer has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Brian Shafer, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Shafer graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Scottsdale, AZ
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Shafer has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Scottsdale Healthcare-Shea 
  • Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Brian L Shafer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Brian L. Shafer practice?
Dr. Brian Shafer has 2 office locations.
Dr. Brian Shafer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Scottsdale, AZ.
Additional practice locations include: Phoenix, AZ.
See Scottsdale Orthopedic Surgeons.