Dr. Brian L Shafer MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Brian Shafer is an orthopedic surgeon in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital and Paradise Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He is one of 65 doctors at John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital and one of 18 at Paradise Valley Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, General Surgery, 1998 - 1999

University of Washington
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999 - 2003

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

The impact of open reduction internal fixation on acute pain management in unstable pelvic ring injuries.
Barei, D.P., Shafer, B.L., Beingessner, D.M., Gardner, M.J., Nork, S.E., Routt, M.C.

Effects of capsular plication and rotator interval closure in simulated multidirectional shoulder instability.
Shafer, B.L., Mihata, T., McGarry, M.H., Tibone, J.E., Lee, T.Q.

Ulnar component fracture after revision total elbow arthroplasty with proximal ulnar bone loss: a report of 2 cases.
Shafer, B.L., Fehringer, E.V., Boorman, R.S., Churchill, R.S., Matsen, F.A.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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