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Specialties & Research
- He has special expertise in 7 areas:
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Education & Awards
Dr. Shaffer graduated from University of London, England.
Dr. Shaffer has 5 hospital affiliations:
- New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell
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- Additional Information
- Dr. David Richard Shaffer MD is a male Psychiatrist, has 50 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
- Where does Dr. David R. Shaffer practice?
- Dr. David Shaffer has 2 office locations.
Dr. David Shaffer practices Psychiatry near New York, NY.
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