Dr. Joseph Shaffer

Joseph J. Shaffer, MD

Eagan Office, Vadnais Heights Office

Did you know…

Dr. Shaffer has performed over 20,000 Mohs surgeries! In his spare time he enjoys attending the Opera, comic books, weight lifting, movies and spending time with his family.

More about Joseph J. Shaffer, MD

Areas of Interest
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Dermatology
Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, 2001
Education
Medical School
  • United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas' Hospitals, England
Internship
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland
Residency Training
  • St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Medical Center, chief resident 2000-2001
Specialized Training
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Laser Surgery, University of Minnesota
Professional Achievements & Awards
  • Mpls/St.Paul Magazine, Top Doctors, 2006, 2015, 2016
  • Minnesota Monthly, Best Doctors for Women 2015, 2016
  • Minnesota Monthly, Best Doctors 2014
  • 2014 Teacher of the Year, St Luke/Roosevelt Hospital, Dept. of Dermatology, New York, NY
  • Teacher of the Year, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota 2002
  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Excellence in Teaching and Humanity, Columbia University 2001
  • Patients' Choice Award, 2012
Professional Memberships
  • Minnesota Medical Society
  • Dermatology Foundation, State Co-Chair
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Fellow of the Mohs College

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