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Dr. Don Shaffer, MD

Hematology
4.5 (11)
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Don Shaffer, MD

Dr. Don Shaffer, MD is a Hematology Specialist in Marietta, GA. They specialize in Hematology, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University Of Miami School Of Medicine and is affiliated with Northside Hospital Cherokee, Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, Wellstar Cobb Hospital, Wellstar Kennestone Hospital and Wellstar North Fulton Hospital.

Dr. Shaffer works at Northwest Georgia Oncology Ctr in Marietta, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Anemia, Bleeding Disorders and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts 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. Shaffer's Office Locations

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    Northwest Georgia Oncology Centers P.c.
    340 Kennestone Hospital Blvd Ste 200, Marietta, GA 30060 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (770) 281-5100
    Monday
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:30am - 5:00pm
    Friday
    8:30am - 3:00pm

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  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
  • Piedmont Mountainside Hospital
  • Wellstar Cobb Hospital
  • Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
  • Wellstar North Fulton Hospital

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    Apr 02, 2019
    He is treating my husband currently and has been wonderful! Highly recommend! Makes you feel comfortable and doesn't seem rushed, listens and discusses all questions. Wonderful bedside manner!
    — Apr 02, 2019
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    About Dr. Don Shaffer, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1124023452
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • BROOKE ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Miami School Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Don Shaffer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Shaffer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Shaffer has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Shaffer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Shaffer works at Northwest Georgia Oncology Ctr in Marietta, GA. View the full address on Dr. Shaffer’s profile.

    Dr. Shaffer has seen patients for Anemia, Bleeding Disorders and Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Shaffer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    11 patients have reviewed Dr. Shaffer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Shaffer.

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