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Dr. James A Shaffer MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 7 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. James Shaffer has 4 office locations.
Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center of Reading
2758 Century Blvd
Wyomissing, PA 19610

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Shaffer, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Psychiatrist is Good. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.6
  • Currently 2.5625 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.0625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.9
  • Currently 2.9375 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.9
  • Currently 2.9375 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fractures
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Pain
  • Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaffer graduated from Pennsylvania State University, Hershey. He has 3 awards.

Mellinger Research Scholarship *
President's Freshman Award *
Young Physician Voting Delegate *


Dr. Shaffer has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Saint Joseph Medical Center 
  • Reading Hospital & Medical Center 
  • Surgical Institute Of Reading 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Shaffer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. James A. Shaffer practice?
Dr. James Shaffer practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine near Wyomissing, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Chambersburg, PA and Reading, PA.
See Wyomissing Orthopedic Surgeons, Wyomissing Surgeons, and Wyomissing Sports Medicine Doctors.