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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (28)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Shaffer is Excellent. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 35 patients who have provided 28 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 11 areas:
  • Acne (Acne Vulgaris)
  • Acne Rosacea
  • Cysts
  • Lipoma
  • Melanoma
  • Mohs Surgery (Dermatological Surgery)
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Cancer
  • 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 6 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Twin Cities
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Saint Paul, MN
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Shaffer has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • Cantonese

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Jacob Shaffer MBBS and MD is a male Dermatologist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Dermatology and MOHS-Micrographic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph J. Shaffer practice?
Dr. Joseph Shaffer has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Shaffer practices Dermatology and MOHS-Micrographic Surgery near Saint Paul, MN.
See Saint Paul Dermatologists.