Dr. Robert Cooper Shamberger MD Surgeon

Dr. Robert Shamberger is a surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Shamberger accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 61 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 31 at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1978

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1980 - 1982

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1983 - 1985

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of Plasmapheresis and Intravenous Immunoglobulin as Maintenance Therapies for Juvenile Myasthenia Gravis.
Liew, W. K.,Powell, C. A.,Sloan, S. R.,Shamberger, R. C.,Weldon, C. B.,Darras, B. T.,Kang, P. B.

Multicenter study of pectus excavatum, final report: complications, static/exercise pulmonary function, and anatomic outcomes.
Kelly, R. E.,Mellins, R. B.,Shamberger, R. C.,Mitchell, K. K.,Lawson, M. L.,Oldham, K. T.,Azizkhan, R. G.,Hebra, A. V.,Nuss, D.,Goretsky, M. J.,Sharp, R. J.,Holcomb, G. W.,Shim, W. K.,Megison, S. M.,Moss, R. L.,Fecteau, A. H.,Colombani, P. M.,Cooper, D.,Bagley, T.,Quinn, A.,Moskowitz, A. B.,Paulson, J. F.

A standardized assessment of thyroid nodules in children confirms higher cancer prevalence than in adults.
Gupta, A.,Ly, S.,Castroneves, L. A.,Frates, M. C.,Benson, C. B.,Feldman, H. A.,Wassner, A. J.,Smith, J. R.,Marqusee, E.,Alexander, E. K.,Barletta, J.,Doubilet, P. M.,Peters, H. E.,Webb, S.,Modi, B. P.,Paltiel, H. J.,Kozakewich, H.,Cibas, E. S.,Moore, F. D.,Shamberger, R. C.,Larsen, P. R.,Huang, S. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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