About Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD
Dr. Christopher Shaffrey received board certification from both the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Board of Neurosurgery in 1997. Currently, Dr. Shaffrey is Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Shaffrey is an active member of many professional medical organizations including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the Scoliosis Research Society. This very active and involved doctor is also listed in the year 2000 edition of Who's Who in America.
Dr. Shaffrey began his medical education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. As a recipient of a United States Navy Health Professions Scholarship, Dr. Shaffrey interned for a year as a general surgeon at the Naval Hospital of San Diego where he was awarded the Best Surgical Intern award. Dr. Shaffrey's residencies in neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery were at the University of Virginia Medical Center where he received various awards including the Crutchfield-Thomason-Gage Award for his research presentations.
Since 1989, Dr. Shaffrey has contributed to scientific scholarship by presenting research at national and international meetings, publishing chapters in medical books, and consistently contributing scientific papers to premier medical journals counting Neurosurgery, Surgery, Journal of Neurotrauma, Clinical Orthopaedics, Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Focus, Surgical Neurology, and Spine. In addition, Dr. Shaffrey is an editorial reviewer for the Journal of Neurosurgery, Neurosugery, and the Journal of Trauma. Dr. Shaffrey has contributed numerous chapters to medical textbooks.
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