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Dr. Joseph Shaffer, MBBS
Dermatologist (skin), Surgical Specialist
17 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (29)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Shaffer is Excellent. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 29 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Shaffer, MBBS, MD is board certified in Dermatology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cysts
  • Lipoma
  • Mohs Surgery (Dermatological Surgery)
  • Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Carcinoma)
  • Skin Cancer (Nevi and Melanomas)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaffer graduated from Guy's Hospital Medical School, London, England. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Twin Cities
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Saint Paul, MN


Dr. Shaffer has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph J Shaffer MBBS and MD is a male Dermatologist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Dermatology and MOHS-Micrographic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph J. Shaffer practice?
Dr. Joseph Shaffer has 3 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Shaffer practices Dermatology and MOHS-Micrographic Surgery near Saint Paul, MN.
Additional practice locations include: Minneapolis, MN.
See Saint Paul Dermatologists.