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About Dr. Robert Shefsky

Dr. Robert Shefsky, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Petersburg, FL, with other offices in Charleston, SC and Saint Petersburg, FL . He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Shefsky is affiliated with Manatee Memorial Hospital and Saint Anthony's Hospital. He speaks English.

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2 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Shefsky is Great. Dr. Robert Shefsky has been rated by 2 patients. From those 2 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Robert Shefsky is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Robert Shefsky MD

5783 49th St N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center

109 Bee St
Charleston, SC 29401
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1201 5th Ave N
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
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Specialties

Dr. Robert Shefsky has the following 2 specialties

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

    An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.
    Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.
    Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Shefsky is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Saint Anthony's Hospital
  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1985

  • U South Fla Sch Pub Hlth

    Residency

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