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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Linda Shafer is Good. Dr. Shafer has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.2
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
Bedside Manner 3.2
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Linda Shafer, BA, MD is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • She has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Dysfunction (Physiological)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Women's Health

Education & Awards

Dr. Shafer graduated from Tufts University, Boston. She has 3 awards.

Dept of veterans affairs special contribution award - 2004 providence va medical center
Partners in excellence award - 2000 massachusetts general hospital
Gold medal in M.B.B.s


Dr. Shafer has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Providence 


  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Linda Carol Shafer BA and MD is a female Psychiatrist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Linda C. Shafer practice?
Dr. Linda Shafer has 1 office location.
Dr. Linda Shafer practices Psychiatry near Boston, MA.
See Boston Psychiatrists.