Dr. Joseph Shaffer

Joseph J. Shaffer, MD

Eagan Office, Vadnais Heights Office
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Dr. Shaffer has performed over 30,000 Mohs surgeries! In his spare time, he enjoys opera, working out, collecting comic books and comic art.

More about Joseph J. Shaffer, MD

Patient Reviews
Areas of Interest
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Dermatology
Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, 2001
  • Board Certification, Mohs, Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery American Society for Mohs Surgery, 2021
Medical School
  • United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas' Hospitals, England
  • 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, 2017, 2018, 2022
  • Minnesota Monthly, Best Doctors for Women 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023
  • Minnesota Monthly, Best Doctors 2014, 2017, 2018, 2020
  • 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
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
  • Fellow of the Mohs College

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