Richard T. Shaffer MD
Dr. Shaffer’s collegiate experience has earned him recognition in the Phi Kappa Phi at the University of Maryland. After obtaining his M.D. degree from George Washington University, Dr. Shaffer entered the United States Army, where he has had a distinguished career, receiving numerous Achievement and Accommodation Awards. For the last 15 years, Dr. Shaffer has been associated with Brooke Army Medical Center, most recently acting as Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program, where he has been responsible for the education and training of countless new gastroenterology physicians. He maintains a Clinical Assistant Professorship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where he serves as the Advanced Physical Diagnosis Preceptor for the medical school. Dr. Shaffer and his wife, Stephanie Levine, M.D., are the proud parents of four children. He is also an accomplished writer with numerous abstracts and publications throughout the medical community while continuing to be active in professional organizations, such as the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
What His Patients Say
“Dr. Shaffer had been my doctor for many years. Dr. Shaffer and the staff are wonderful. They are friendly, very professional and make you feel very comfortable. Highly recommend Dr. Shaffer and his staff.” -Jeanetta
“Dr. Shaffer is the only Gastroenterologist I will see. He is very professional, to the point and yet caring. I highly recommend him for care and procedures. I have been seeing him for at least 10 years. Always 5 stars.” -Tonja
“I would like to thank Dr. Shaffer and his staff for the excellent care I received. The front desk staff, nurses, and Dr. Shaffer were kind, personable, and helpful. Thanks for making this easy and comfortable for me.” -Deborah
Stone Oak Office Address: 855 Proton Road, San Antonio, Texas 78258