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David H. Shafron, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Ped. Neurosurgeon Neurosurgery


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About David H. Shafron, MD

Dr. David Shafron is a pediatric neurosurgeon with more than 20 years of experience in nearly all aspects of pediatric neurosurgery -- including congenital disorders, tethered spinal cord, Chiari malformation, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, head injuries and craniosynostosis.Dr. Shafron has special interest in the neurosurgical treatment of pediatric movement disorders, such as rhizotomy for spasticity and dystonia in patients with cerebral palsy. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to patient care, he has extensive experience performing botulinum injections, phenol injections and intrathecal baclofen pumps for these complex patients. In addition to providing patient care, Dr. Shafron serves as a clinical assistant professor of surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.
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Education & Training

Board Certification

Board Certified (by the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery)American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical School / Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


(General Surgery) University of Florida Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, FL; (Neurological Surgery) University of Florida Shands Teaching Hospital, Gainesville, FL


(Pediatric Surgery, Neurology) Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; (Pediatric Surgery, Neurology) Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Neurological Surgery


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