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Specialties & Research
Dr. J Shaffer, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Flu (Human Influenza)
- Nutritional Support
- Sports Medicine
Education & Awards
Dr. Shaffer graduated from University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Dr. Shaffer has 5 hospital affiliations:
- Mercy General Hospital
- Sutter General Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shaffer accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 3 plans
- United Healthcare - 7 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 86 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
- Anthem Blue Cross - 12 plans
- Cigna - 6 plans
- Humana - 7 plans