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About Dr. Shawn J Stafford

Dr. Shawn J Stafford, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA. He has 16 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Stafford has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

5 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shawn J Stafford is Excellent. Dr. Shawn J Stafford has been rated by 5 patients. From those 5 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Shawn J Stafford is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Childrens Hospital

200 Henry Clay Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
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Dr. Shawn J Stafford has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

    A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
    Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
    Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.

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Best Pediatric Surgeon!

It's been about 2 years since we last saw Dr Stafford but I can't say enough great things about him. My daughter was 1 when she swallowed a battery and Dr Stafford removed it. She continued to have problems that ended up being unrelated to the battery incident. Dr Stafford was the only one who found that she had an esophageal web, and the type she had was extremely rare. Although it was a long process to get to the actual surgery that had more to do with getting her health under control and strong enough for surgery. His bedside manner is amazing. He was patient with me and all my questions and concerns. Explained everything in a way I was able to understand. and the scars on my daughter are virtually impossible to see unless you know where to look and look closely. I could go on and on, he was amazing. They knew us by name and really were concerned about my daughter and our family.

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Surgery for my son.

My son was admitted to TMC for emergency surgery. Dr. Stafford met us in Pre-Op and was amazing. His bedside manner with children is wonderful. He took the time even under stress and an emergency situation to talk to my son and explain the procedure to all of us. He took the time to calm my son prior to surgery and afterwards immediately came out of surgery to tell us how he was doing. He checked on my son while in the hospital and personally handed us a card to make a follow up appointment. I work for an alternate hospital in Tucson however I'm so very please and elated that we were blessed to have Dr. Stafford care for my son at TMC. Staff was amazing all around and my son is doing just fine. :)

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Five Stars
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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

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  • Education

    16 Years Experience

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Shawn J Stafford accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Childrens Hospital, 200 Henry Clay Ave, New Orleans, LA


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