Dr. Randolph L. Schaffer MD Surgeon

Dr. Randolph Schaffer is a surgeon in La Jolla, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Naval Medical Center San Diego and Scripps Green Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Schaffer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 23 doctors at Naval Medical Center San Diego and one of 10 at Scripps Green Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Hepatobiliary, Pancreas, Transplantation

Education & Medical Training

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2001

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Abdominal Organ Transplantation , 2001–2003

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Molecular Classifiers for Acute Kidney Transplant Rejection in Peripheral Blood by Whole Genome Gene Expression Profiling.
Kurian, S. M.,Williams, A. N.,Gelbart, T.,Campbell, D.,Mondala, T. S.,Head, S. R.,Horvath, S.,Gaber, L.,Thompson, R.,Whisenant, T.,Lin, W.,Langfelder, P.,Robison, E. H.,Schaffer, R. L.,Fisher, J. S.,Friedewald, J.,Flechner, S. M.,Chan, L. K.,Wiseman, A. C.,Shidban, H.,Mendez, R.,Heilman, R.,Abecassis, M. M.,Marsh, C. L.,Salomon, D. R.

Biomarkers for early and late stage chronic allograft nephropathy by proteogenomic profiling of peripheral blood.
Kurian, S.M., Heilman, R., Mondala, T.S., Nakorchevsky, A., Hewel, J.A., Campbell, D., Robison, E.H., Wang, L., Lin, W., Gaber, L., Solez, K., Shidban, H., Mendez, R., Schaffer, R.L., Fisher, J.S., Flechner, S.M., Head, S.R., Horvath, S., Yates, J.R., Mar

The sickest first? Disparities with model for end-stage liver disease-based organ allocation: one region's experience.
Schaffer, R.L., Kulkarni, S., Harper, A., Millis, J.M., Cronin, D.C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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