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Dr. Brian Shafer, MD

Sports Medicine*
4.6 (214)
Map Pin Small Scottsdale, AZ
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Brian Shafer, MD

Dr. Brian Shafer, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Scottsdale, AZ. They specialize in Sports Medicine, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. They graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and is affiliated with HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center. Dr. Shafer, completed a residency at University of Washington Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Shafer an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Shafer works at OrthoArizona in Scottsdale, AZ with other offices in Phoenix, AZ. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Shafer's Office Locations

  1. 1
    OrthoArizona - Pima Center
    8405 N Pima Center Pkwy Ste 101, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 493-9361
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
  2. 2
    OrthoArizona - High Street
    5355 E High St Unit 113, Phoenix, AZ 85054 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (602) 493-9361
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
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  • HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center

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Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Arthrocentesis
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Broken Arm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondromalacia
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellar Chondromalacia
Radiculopathy
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Knee Arthroscopy
Menisectomy
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Replacement
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
AC Joint Injury
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Autoimmune Diseases
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Shoulder Blade
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Osteophyte
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Injuries
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hip Pain
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Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Humerus Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Pain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Orthopedic Disorders
Orthopedic Sports Injuries
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellar Dislocation
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Sports Injuries
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Fractures
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Tendinitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Cord Injury
Spondylolisthesis
Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries of the Foot
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Stress Fracture of Foot
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tendonitis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Arthritis Surgery
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Carpal Tunnel Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Elbow Arthroscopy
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Fracture Care
Injection
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement
Knee Surgery
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Surgery
Sports Medicine Arthoscopy
Sports Medicine Related Procedures
Sports Medicine Surgery
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Total Shoulder Replacement
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    4.6
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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1750330130
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • USC University Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Washington Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Washington Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    214 patients have reviewed Dr. Shafer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shafer.

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