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Dr. Asher Shafton, MD

Cardiologist

Denver, CO

Overall rating
5.0
Recent reviews
Starting with the front desk staff were friendly & helpful. Afer a short wait I was taken into the room &was interviewed for my history & then the vitals. A couple of minutes later the MD came in. Check out was easy & they worked to get my test done in a few days.
Starting with the front desk staff were friendly & helpful. Afer a short wait I was taken into the room & was interviewed for my history & then the vitals. Acouple of minutes later the MD came in. Check out was easy & they worked to get my test done in a few days.
NF · Less than 3 months ago
Dr. Shafton took my concerns seriously and addressed each one individually and thouroughly. I'd recommend him to family and friends.
Dr. Shafton took my concerns seriously and addressed each one individually and thouroughly. I'd recommend him to family and friends.
JH · Less than 3 months ago

About Dr. Asher Shafton

Originally from Marin County, California, Dr. Shafton received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and cell biology from the University of California, San Diego. He earned his medical degree from the University of Toledo, College of Medicine in Toledo, Ohio. He completed his residency in internal medicine from the University of Michigan Hospital Systems in Ann Arbor, Michigan and a fellowship in cardiology from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Shafton is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Echocardiography, and Vascular Medicine. “I love interacting on a personal level with patients and helping them become active participants in their care. I enjoy the problem solving aspect of cardiology and find it rewarding to help patients with theirs.” When not working, Dr. Shafton volunteers to travel to other countries for work. He has worked in Mwanza, Tanzania and Bejing, China. Additionally, he enjoys the outdoor lifestyle that living in Colorado provides including hiking, cycling, and running.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Cardiologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • SCL Health Lutheran Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine)
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Toledo, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Michigan Health System, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Michigan Health System (Internship)
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Fellowship in Cardiology

Zocdoc awards

Speedy response
Scheduling hero

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1295964187

Dr. Asher Shafton's office location

SCL Health Heart and Vascular Institute--Denver

SCL Health Medical Group

1960 N Ogden St, Ste 110

Denver, CO 80218

Patient reviews for Dr. Asher Shafton

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Starting with the front desk staff were friendly & helpful. Afer a short wait I was taken into the room & was interviewed for my history & then the vitals. A couple of minutes later the MD came in. Check outwas easy & they worked to get my test done in a few days.
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Shafton took my concerns seriously and addressed each one individually and thouroughly. I'd recommend him to family and friends.
Less than 3 months ago
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Low stress- everything and everyone were very professional.
Less than 6 months ago
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My primary complain was address appropriatly w/ correct diagnostic test. Was given the right medication.
Less than 6 months ago
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I appreciate that I'm always taken in for my appointment on time. Dr. Shafton is kind and professional and always happy to answer my questions. The ladies in the reception/check out are also welcoming and willing to answer questions.
Less than 6 months ago
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Really enjoyed the staff very friendly and the doctor was amazing described every detail.
Less than 6 months ago
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