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“I believe providing the best patient care is identifying and delivering the best medical and surgical treatments for a condition, and fostering open dialogue so I can work together with patients to determine a treatment plan that fits their needs and respects their quality of life.”

Dr. Shaffer received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He later completed his medical degree from Weill-Cornell Medical College in New York, NY. Dr. Shaffer finished his internship and residency at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, PA. He brings The Oregon Clinic Westside Ear, Nose & Throat many honors and awards, including the Harris Prize for Academic and Extracurricular Excellence from Harvard University.

During his spare time, Dr. Shaffer enjoys electric guitar and spending time with his wife and three sons.

Other Activities

Member, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery


Residency in Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, 2010

Internship, General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, 2006

MD, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 2005

BA, Chemistry and Physics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2001




Portland Monthly Magazine, “Top Doctors,” 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2022, 2023, 2024

Leadership Grant, American Academy of Otolaryngology, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, 2005

James Moore Scholarship in Otorhinolaryngology, Weill-Cornell Medical College, 2005

Summa Cum Laude, Harvard University, 2001

Certificate of Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University, 2000