Michael Shaffer, DO specializes in both family and sports medicine. Dr. Shaffer had several family members that served in the medical field and felt it was natural to follow their paths. He spent 11 years as a registered nurse working in the ER, Trauma/Med Surg ICU and Cardiothoracic ICU before pursuing his medical degree. Dr. Shaffer says his greatest influence to become a physician was his wife.
Originally from Bowling Green, Ohio, Dr. Shaffer says he got to Texas as fast as he could. Competent in Spanish, Dr. Shaffer enjoys providing care for all ages, including newborn babies, children, adolescents, adults and the advanced aged. As a sports medicine physician, he enjoys caring for athletes in elementary, middle and high school and also serves as a team physician for the University of North Texas Athletics.