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Specialties & Research
Dr. Robert Shaffer, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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Education & Awards
Dr. Shaffer graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Dr. Shaffer has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Brookwood Medical Center
- St. Vincent's East
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shaffer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 15 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama - 2 plans
- Humana - 9 plans
- Aetna - 2 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Cigna - 4 plans