Dr. Mark Allen Shaffer MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 34 years of experience and practices in General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(5)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Mark Shaffer, Emergency Physician, General Practitioner, Internist is Excellent. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Hospice Care
  • Pain

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaffer graduated from Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Df, Mexico Df. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Civilian medal of honor 1982 camp pendleton
Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Lake San Marcos
Internal Medicine

Affiliations

Dr. Shaffer has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center 
  • Alvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health System 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Humana - 9 plans
  • United Healthcare - 12 plans
  • Unicare - 11 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 8 plans
  • Cigna - 1 plan

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Mark A. Shaffer practice?
Dr. Mark Shaffer practices General Practice, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine near Oceanside, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA and La Mesa, CA.
See Oceanside General Practitioners, Oceanside Emergency Physicians, Oceanside Family Physicians, Oceanside Hospice & Palliative Specialists, and Oceanside Internists.