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Internist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
12 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Shaffer is Good. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 3.5
Spends Time with Me 3.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Shaffer, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaffer graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Dr. Shaffer has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • St Vincent's Birmingham Hospital 
  • Brookwood Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert A Shaffer MD is a male Internist, has 12 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Robert A. Shaffer practice?
Dr. Robert Shaffer has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Shaffer practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Internists and Birmingham Gastroenterologists.