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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
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • 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 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. David Richard Shaffer MD is a male Psychiatrist and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. David R. Shaffer practice?
Dr. David Shaffer has 1 office location.
Dr. David Shaffer practices Psychiatry near New York, NY.
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