Dr. David H Shafron MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. David Shafron is a neurosurgeon in Phoenix, Arizona and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Phoenix Children's Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Phoenix Children's Hospital and one of 42 at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Phoenix Children's Hospital

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Ranked #20 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1991–1999

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAANS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Direct evidence that complex experience increases capillary branching and surface area in visual cortex of young rats.
Sirevaag, A. M., Black, J. E., Shafron, D., Greenough, W. T.

Linac radiosurgery for benign meningiomas.
Shafron, D. H., Friedman, W. A., Buatti, J. M., Bova, F. J., Mendenhall, W. M.

Nicotinic alpha 7 receptors protect against glutamate neurotoxicity and neuronal ischemic damage.
Shimohama, S., Greenwald, D. L., Shafron, D. H., Akaika, A., Maeda, T., Kaneko, S., Kimura, J., Simpkins, C. E., Day, A. L., Meyer, E. M.


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