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Dr. Robert Alexander Shaffer MD is a male Internist, has 11 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Shaffer is Good. Dr. Shaffer has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
  • Currently 3.1818181818182 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
  • Currently 3.1818181818182 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.9
  • Currently 2.9090909090909 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.8
  • Currently 2.8 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Gastroenterology

Education & Awards

Dr. Shaffer graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Affiliations

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

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Robert A. Shaffer practice?
Dr. Robert Shaffer practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Birmingham, AL.
See Birmingham Internists and Birmingham Gastroenterologists.