Benjamin Shaffer, MD

Benjamin Shaffer, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Washington, DC

Partner, Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (WOSM) Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Georgetown University Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, George Washington University


Office Address

  • 2021 K St, NW
    Suite 516
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: (202) 833-1147
    Fax: (202) 296-2515

Benjamin Shaffer, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery Washington, DC

Partner, Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine (WOSM) Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Georgetown University Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, George Washington University

Summary

  • I am an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, with expertise in problems of the shoulder, knee and elbow. I serve as Head Team Physician for the NHL Washington Capitals and Assistant Team Physician for the NBA Washington Wizards.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Elbow Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Arthroscopy; Joint Instability; Tendons; Anterior Cruciate Ligament; Hyaluronic Acid; Postoperative Complications; Tibial Menisci; Treatment Outcome

Education & Medical Training

  • Hospital Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute
  • Kerlan - Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine
  • University of Florida College of MedicineUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  • University of Florida

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1999 - 2015
  • VA State Medical LicenseVA State Medical License1998 - 2016
  • DC State Medical LicenseDC State Medical License1992 - 2014
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top DoctorWashingtonian Magazine, Since 2004
  • Top Doctors, Sports MedicineCastle Connelly, 2013
  • Most Compassionate DoctorPatients’ Choice Awards, 2013

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

  • Sports Medicine in Baseball Chapter: Rotator Cuff Repairs in Baseball Players 
    Shaffer BS
    Editors: .Lipincott Williams & Wilkins
    2012
  • Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine Surgery Chapter: Arthroscopic Treatment of Biceps Tendinopathy 
    Shaffer BS, Rudzki JR
    Editors: Mark Miller MD and Sam Wiesel MD.Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
    2011
  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Principles of Diagnosis and Treatment Chapter: The Shoulder 
    Shaffer BS
    Editors: Sam W. Wiesel, MD, John N. Delahay, MD, Wudbhav N. Sankar,MD and Brent B. Wiesel, MD.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
    2010

Abstracts/Posters

  • MRI evaluation of patellar tendon obstruction in lateral meniscus transplantation (E-Poster) Shaffer BS, Jenkins M, AANA 2011 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2011
  • Arthroscopic Mensicus Repair: The All-inside technique Shaffer BS, Sibley Hospital, Washington, DC, 5/25/2002
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery: Diagnostic and Reconstructive Arthroscopy Workshop Shaffer BS, Georgetown University Medical Center, 6/12/1999

Lectures

  • Examination of the athlete's shoulder Vina del Mar, Chile - 11/22/2012
  • Management of AC Separations of the Shoulder Vina del Mar, Chile - 11/22/2012
  • Improving Shoulder Instability repair in the shoulder Vina del Mar, Chile - 11/22/2012

Other

  • Intra-articular Calcific Tendonitis of the Shoulder: A Case Report (Video) Shaffer BS, Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research
    1/1/2010
  • Lateral Meniscus transplant: Surgical Technique (Video) Shaffer BS, AAOS and AANA Website Technical Videos, AAOS Orthopaedic Surgery Video Library
    1/1/2010
  • Baseball Injury Prevention Shaffer BS, “Your Orthopaedic Connection” - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons =
    http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00185
    8/1/2009

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