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Dr. Stephen Shaffer, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology*
Map Pin Small Wilmington, DE
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Stephen Shaffer, MD

Dr. Stephen Shaffer, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Wilmington, DE. They specialize in Pediatric Gastroenterology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. They graduated from University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences and is affiliated with Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware. Dr. Shaffer, completed a residency at Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Care.

Dr. Shaffer works at Practice in Wilmington, DE with other offices in Philadelphia, PA, Milford, DE and Bryn Mawr, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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

  1. 1
    Nemours Children's Hospital Delaware
    1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 651-5928
  2. 2
    Nemours Childrens Health Philadelphia
    833 Chestnut St Ste 300, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 416-4441
  3. 3
    Nemours Children's Health, Specialty Care
    101 Wellness Way, Milford, DE 19963 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 651-5928
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    Primary Care Milford
    101 Wellness Way, Milford, DE 19963 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 416-4441
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    825 Old Lancaster Rd Ste 2500, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (800) 416-4441
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    Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children
    1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (302) 651-5829

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  • Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware

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    Specialties*
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    • English, German
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    • 1023100872
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Hospital Of Cleveland/Rainbow Babies
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    Residency
    • Medical Center of Delaware/Christiana Care
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    • Medical Center Delaware
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    • University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
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    • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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